An appraisal of the Colom Presidency

With Otto Pérez Molina inaugurated as the new President of Guatemala, The Guatemala Times published a thoughtful appraisal of the Presidency of Álvaro Colom. Not without faults, Colom had to navigate monumental hazards such as the worldwide economic crisis, several major natural disasters, the infamous Rosenberg case, and the realisation of the spread of narco-power. Not without criticism, the piece is sympathetic to Colom while scathing of the Guatemalan press and elites.

You can read it here.

Categories: Report

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