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Arrest warrant issued for Guatemala’s president
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Arrest warrant issued for Guatemala’s president

AFP - September 2, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala -- A judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Guatemala's President Otto Pérez Molina, who faces prosecution for allegedly masterminding a huge fraud scheme, a…

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Guatemalan president faces judgment day in Congress

Katell Abiven | AFP - September 1, 2015

https://twitter.com/elsalvadorcom/status/638750714492289025 GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala -- Guatemala's Congress will debate Tuesday whether to strip embattled President Otto Pérez Molina of his immunity and force him to face prosecution over…

Honduras: Journalist who exposed corruption takes refuge in national human rights office
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Honduras: Journalist who exposed corruption takes refuge in national human rights office

AFP - July 23, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Honduran journalist David Romero, who exposed a major government corruption case, took refuge Thursday in the national human rights office after filing an official complaint…

Police clash with demonstrators on hunger strike against corruption in Honduras
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Police clash with demonstrators on hunger strike against corruption in Honduras

AFP - July 16, 2015

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Hundreds of policemen used anti-riot shields Thursday to ward off 22 “indignant” hunger strikers who tried to approach the presidential residence (Casa Presidencial) in the…

Genocide case against former Guatemalan dictator could be dismissed
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Genocide case against former Guatemalan dictator could be dismissed

Louisa Reynolds - July 9, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala — Two weeks before the scheduled start date of former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt’s retrial for genocide and crimes against humanity, forensic experts have asserted…

Guatemala’s Pérez Molina could face impeachment
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Guatemala’s Pérez Molina could face impeachment

Louisa Reynolds - June 14, 2015

Recommended: In Guatemala, anti-establishment presidential candidate benefits from corruption scandals President Otto Pérez Molina’s future is in the hands of five congressmen after the Supreme Court gave…

Guatemalans take to the streets again as new corruption scandal rocks the Pérez Molina administration
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Guatemala
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Guatemalans take to the streets again as new corruption scandal rocks the Pérez Molina administration

Louisa Reynolds - May 24, 2015

Related: Resignation rumors of Guatemala's Pérez Molina grow after fourth week of protests GUATEMALA CITY – For the fifth consecutive week, protesters gathered in front of the…

Guatemalan president sacks 3 ministers amid graft scandal
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Guatemalan president sacks 3 ministers amid graft scandal

AFP - May 21, 2015

Guatemala's embattled President Otto Pérez Molina fired three ministers and his spy chief Thursday, seeking to get a grip on a deepening corruption scandal that already claimed…

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Interpol seeks Guatemalan businessman linked to government corruption scandal

AFP - May 18, 2015

https://twitter.com/CICIGgt/status/600309201219559424 GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala — Interpol issued an international warrant for the arrest of a Guatemalan businessman accused of being involved in a tax fraud network that caused the…

Resignation rumors of Guatemala’s Pérez Molina grow after fourth week of protests
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Guatemala
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Resignation rumors of Guatemala’s Pérez Molina grow after fourth week of protests

Louisa Reynolds - May 17, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala - A persistent drizzle turned into a downpour by the end of the afternoon, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the thousands of Guatemalans…

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