Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead
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A Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Empty coffins are unloaded in Ixtupil, Guatemala, that will be used to rebury the remains of 47 of the Ixil Maya indigenous group from the village that were killed during Guatemala’s military rule in the 1980s.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Relatives and villagers view coffins of the dead at the cemetery of Ixtupil, Guatemala.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Relatives and villagers mourn as the remains of members of their Ixil Maya indigenous group are carried to the cemetery of Ixtupil, Guatemala.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Sisters Maria Raymundo Lopez, from left, Catarina Raymundo and Catarina Raymundo Cedillo mourn beside the remains of their mother. Teresa Lopez Perez. which they dressed in traditional indigenous garments for her reburial in Ixtupil, Guatemala.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Forensic team members place the unidentified remains of a child in a coffin. 

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Coffins bearing the remains of the Mayan villagers are carried to the cemetery for burial.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Relatives and villagers accompanied a procession to the cemetery in Ixtupil, Guatemala, where the exhumed remains of 47 of the Ixil Maya indigenous group who were persecuted and perished during Guatemalas military rule in the 1980s were reburied.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Petrona Raymundo Rivera mourns at the coffin of her father, Pedro Rivera Copo, during a wake for villagers whose remains were returned last month to Ixtupil, Guatemala.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
Guatemalan village ravaged by war brings home its dead

Villagers pay their respects to the remains of 47 Ixil Mayans awaiting burial in the community room in Ixtupil, Guatemala.

 (Liliana Nieto del Rio / For The Times)
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