Santos Lopez belonged to a patrol that committed the massacre in December 1982 in Dos Erres, on the border with Mexico. File photo: AFP

Ex-soldier sentenced to 5,160 years in prison for Guatemala civil war massacre

  • Santos Lopez took part in the 1982 mass killings of nearly all of the men, women and children in the farming village of Dos Erres
  • Sentences are symbolic because Guatemala’s maximum prison term is 50 years
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Santos Lopez belonged to a patrol that committed the massacre in December 1982 in Dos Erres, on the border with Mexico. File photo: AFP
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