HC Deb 16 January 1991 vol 183 cc523-4W
Mr. Tony Lloyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received from Her Majesty's ambassador in Guatemala about human rights abuse in general and, specifically, about the massacre of civilians in Santiago, Atitlan Solola province on 2 December; if he will raise this matter with the Guatemalan authorities; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Garel-Jones

Her Majesty's ambassador has reported fully, including the shootings at Santiago Atitlan. He and his EC colleagues raised them with the Guatemalan Government on 4 December. On 14 January, the Twelve made a statement congratulating President Serrano on his election, and expressing their hope that human rights would be fully respected.

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