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Free And Fair Elections In Guatemala Face Serious Challenges

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.05.2015 | World
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Guatemalans will go to the polls this Sunday amidst a severe political crisis to elect a new President, Vice-President, mayors, and members of Congress. The vote will come just a few days after the most turbulent and surprising political events in Guatemala's recent history 

Guatemala's President Thrown In Jail After Resigning

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 09.04.2015 | World

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Guatemalan President Otto Perez

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 09.03.2015 | World

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Soldier Implicates Guatemalan President In Civil War Atrocities

AP | SONIA PEREZ-DIAZ | Posted 04.05.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- A former soldier implicated Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina in civil war atrocities on Thursday during the trial of former U....

Guatemala President: Legalize Drugs

AP | CLAUDIA TORRENS and ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina is advocating the international legalization of drugs even as he is moving to fight narcotics...

New Guatemelana President Wants U.S. To End Military-Aid Ban

AP | By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA | Posted 01.12.2012 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- Former general Otto Perez Molina takes office as Guatemala's new president Saturday with a top priority of ending a long-standing U....

Guatemala Presidential Candidates Head For November Runoff

AP | SONIA PEREZ D. | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemala's leading presidential candidates are headed for a November runoff after a retired general who had a commanding lead ...

Violence And Scandals Leading Up To Guatemala's Sunday Elections

Posted 11.09.2011 | World

In Guatemala's fourth round of presidential elections since the country's 35-year civil war ended in 1996, retired army general Otto Pérez Molina is ...

Newly Divorced First Lady Blocked From Presidential Bid

AP | Posted 08.30.2011 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- Electoral officials say that Guatemala's recently divorced first lady still cannot run for president because of a law preventing a c...