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US indicates it's trying to mend Guatemalan ties

The United States, intent on bolstering anticommunist governments in turbulent Central America, is mending relations with Guatemala despite charges of continuing human rights violations on a massive scale.

A reappraisal of US ties with Guatemala had been in the making for at least six months as a brutal civil war between the Army and left-wing insurgents gathered momentum, according to diplomatic sources.

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