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Costa Rica’s Solís calls for ‘more substantive’ Central America integration

GUATEMALA CITY – It's time to leave the rhetoric aside, said Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís as he kicked off a four-day visit to Guatemala Thursday with a call for a "more substantive" Central America integration.

Comedian Jimmy Morales takes office as Guatemala’s new president

Jimmy Morales, a former TV comic elected Guatemala's new president on a wave of public revulsion against widespread graft, took office Thursday in a ceremony attended by leaders from the Americas.

Guatemala swears in comedian Morales on Thursday

Comedian Jimmy Morales will become Guatemala's new president Thursday. The country's pressing problems -- poverty, corruption and violence -- aren't funny.

US VP Biden to attend swearing-in of new Guatemala leader

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is to visit Guatemala on January 14 to attend the swearing-in ceremony of comedian-turned-president Jimmy Morales.

Sweeping victory for comedian in Guatemala election

Despite the candidate's large margin of victory, the election was marked by apathy -- only 56 of registered voters cast ballots, according to preliminary results announced Monday.

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

GUATEMALA CITY – Comedian Jimmy Morales jumped to a massive lead in Guatemala's presidential race as counting got under way Sunday, after a campaign upended by a corruption scandal that felled the outgoing president.

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

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 of a massive corruption scandal.

Corruption-weary Guatemala to choose next president Sunday

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 inexperienced comedian and a former first lady.

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

On Oct. 25, comedian Jimmy Morales will face off in a runoff presidential election against populist former first lady Sandra Torres. Some voters see Morales as a candidate who might be a change from Guatemala’s status quo corruption. Others are concerned about his military supporters.

Comedian leads vote in corruption-weary Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY – A comedian whose shtick was playing a simpleton cowboy who almost becomes president emerged Monday as the man to beat in Guatemala's presidential race amid disgust over a corruption scandal that felled the outgoing incumbent.

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