Sweeping victory for comedian in Guatemala election
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Sweeping victory for comedian in Guatemala election

Louisa Reynolds - October 26, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY -- Jimmy Morales, an actor who quit television comedy to run for office, promising to stamp out corruption, won a landslide victory in Guatemala’s presidential…

Guatemala elections update: Comedian Jimmy Morales declares victory in runoff vote
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala elections update: Comedian Jimmy Morales declares victory in runoff vote

AFP - October 25, 2015

Updated at 8 p.m., Sunday: Comedian Jimmy Morales declared victory in Guatemala's presidential runoff election Sunday as partial results showed him on track for a landslide after…

Polls open in Guatemala elections runoff, with comedian Jimmy Morales favored
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Guatemala
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Polls open in Guatemala elections runoff, with comedian Jimmy Morales favored

Edgar Calderón | AFP - October 25, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalans began casting ballots in a presidential runoff Sunday, choosing between a comedian with no political experience and a former first lady, amid the fallout…

Corruption-weary Guatemala to choose next president Sunday
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Guatemala
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Corruption-weary Guatemala to choose next president Sunday

Henry Morales Arana | AFP - October 23, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY -- After a campaign upended by a massive corruption scandal that felled the former president, Guatemala elects his replacement Sunday in a run-off between a politically…

The military powers behind Guatemala’s comedian presidential front-runner
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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The military powers behind Guatemala’s comedian presidential front-runner

Sarah Blaskey and Jeff Abbott - October 9, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY – Later this month, a comedian with curious allies could become president of Guatemala. On Oct. 25, Jimmy Morales, a widely popular entertainer, will face off in a…

Guatemala ‘La Línea’ ringleader turns himself in, accuses ex-president of directing fraud scheme
Crime
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Crime
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Guatemala ‘La Línea’ ringleader turns himself in, accuses ex-president of directing fraud scheme

Henry Morales Arana | AFP - October 5, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY – After being on the run for six months, one of the top leaders of a massive customs fraud scheme that brought down Guatemala’s president,…

Saving Central America
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Saving Central America

Jorge G. Castañeda - September 16, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Four Central American countries – Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua – are struggling, still burdened by the legacy of the last century’s wars.…

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…