Guatemala: Controversial Early Start to Election Campaign

“Guatemala’s election campaign got off to a controversial and premature start, with an evangelical pastor, a military officer, a former president, the president’s wife and the daughter of a general who led a coup emerging as presidential hopefuls, although three of them face legal barriers to their candidacy, according to experts.”

So begins this article by Danilo Valladares from Inter Press Service, posted by Global Issues. 2011 is an election year in Guatemala and the intrigue is alive and well. What is clear is that the same old games are being played.

Categories: Presidential Elections

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