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Politician slain in Guatemala


January 14th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Congressman Oscar Valentin Leal and his brother were murdered here Friday on the eve of retired Gen. Otto Perez Molina's inauguration as Guatemala's president.The slain ... Read more...

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Divorce opens way for Guatemalan first lady’s presidential bid


April 9th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, April 9 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan judge announced Friday that she has granted the divorce petition of President Alvaro Colom and wife Sandra Torres, clearing the way for the ... Read more...

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Guatemala first lady announces presidential bid


March 9th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Guatemala's first lady Sandra Torres has announced that she will run for president in September's general elections, though the country's constitution bars close relations of ... Read more...

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Former lawmaker shot dead in Guatemala mall


January 20th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Former lawmaker Edgar Almengor Perez was slain Wednesday inside a shopping mall in the Guatemalan capital, authorities said."It appears to be a direct attack because the shots ... Read more...

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Guatemala mayor shot dead


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) A mayor in Guatemala was shot dead while on his way to work Tuesday, the police said. Otto Rene Garcia, 39, was elected mayor of Siquinala town in ... Read more...

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