Guatemala presidential candidate quits race alleging fraud
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Guatemala
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Guatemala presidential candidate quits race alleging fraud

AFP - September 15, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala -- Conservative Manuel Baldizón has withdrawn from Guatemala's presidential race, leaving a former first lady to face off against a comedian who made his name playing…

Crime
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In Guatemala, Pérez Molina claims US conspiracy behind corruption prosecution

Louisa Reynolds - September 12, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZBKUfl7YoU GUATEMALA CITY – In an exclusive interview with CNN en Español, Guatemala's former President Otto Pérez Molina, who was charged with corruption Tuesday and is currently…

Guatemala presidential hopeful cries fraud
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala presidential hopeful cries fraud

AFP - September 10, 2015

Recommended: Guatemala's former President Pérez Molina to stand trial Dec. 21; until then, jail GUATEMALA CITY – A millionaire businessman battling to reach the runoff in Guatemala's turbulent presidential…

Guatemala’s former President Pérez Molina to stand trial Dec. 21; until then, jail
Crime
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Crime
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Guatemala’s former President Pérez Molina to stand trial Dec. 21; until then, jail

Louisa Reynolds - September 10, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY -- During his third appearance in court on Sept. 8, Guatemala’s disgraced former President Otto Pérez Molina remained characteristically composed. Even when Judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez…

Guatemalan ex-President Pérez Molina indicted for corruption, sent to jail pending investigation
Crime
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Crime
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Guatemalan ex-President Pérez Molina indicted for corruption, sent to jail pending investigation

AFP - September 8, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY – A Guatemalan court indicted former President Otto Pérez Molina on corruption charges Tuesday, days after he resigned over a customs fraud scandal that has…

PHOTOS: A look back at how Guatemalan citizens demanded justice – and won
Crime
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Crime
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PHOTOS: A look back at how Guatemalan citizens demanded justice – and won

The Tico Times - September 5, 2015

Each Saturday for five straight months, Guatemalans gathered in the capital's Plaza de la Constitución to demand the resignation of then-President Otto Pérez Molina, accused of being the mastermind behind…

Update: Judge orders Guatemala’s Otto Pérez Molina jailed pending corruption hearing
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Crime
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Update: Judge orders Guatemala’s Otto Pérez Molina jailed pending corruption hearing

Katell Abiven of AFP and The Tico Times staff - September 3, 2015

UPDATE: Thursday, Sept. 3, 4:45 p.m. A Guatemalan judge on Thursday afternoon ordered ex-President Otto Pérez Molina held in provisional prison pending the continuance of a criminal…

Presidential downfall: How Guatemala’s Otto Pérez Molina fell from grace and what it means for upcoming elections
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Presidential downfall: How Guatemala’s Otto Pérez Molina fell from grace and what it means for upcoming elections

Louisa Reynolds - September 3, 2015

Editor's Note: Watch and listen live (in Spanish) to audio evidence being presented in court against Otto Pérez Molina here: http://www.prensalibre.com/PrensaLibreTV/DirectoTV/158217 UPDATE: Thursday, Sept. 3, 4:45 p.m.…

Guatemala’s Pérez Molina resigns after judge orders him to face corruption charges
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Crime
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Guatemala’s Pérez Molina resigns after judge orders him to face corruption charges

Michael E. Miller | The Washington Post - September 3, 2015

A week and a half ago, Guatemala's embattled President Otto Pérez Molina defiantly refused to step down amid a rapidly widening corruption probe that had already claimed…

Q&A: Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchú hails Guatemala’s ‘great awakening’
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Q&A: Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchú hails Guatemala’s ‘great awakening’

Katell Abiven | AFP - September 2, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchú sees the unprecedented protests calling for the ouster of President Otto Pérez Molina as a historic moment for a country…