Los Zetas threaten to kill civilians in Guatemala

Posted on December 29, 2010 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Guatemala, Latin America News, Zetas

Men claiming to belong to the Zetas drug gang forced radio stations to broadcast a threat of war in a northern Guatemalan province where the government declared a state of siege last week, authorities said Tuesday. The men arrived at three radio stations in the northern city of Cobán and threatened to burn the premises down and kill journalists and their families if the message was not broadcast, Interior Ministry spokesman Nery Morales said, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. Read Article

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