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Stories with place: Guatemala City
  • Lawmakers urge lifting immunity of Guatemalan president story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 6:04 pm

    GUATEMALA CITY - A legislative commission on Saturday urged Guatemala's congress to lift President Otto Perez Molina's immunity from prosecution in a corruption case that has already seen his former vice president jailed and much of his cabinet resign.

  • Guatemalan ex-vice president held during corruption trial story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 3:02 pm

    GUATEMALA CITY - A judge ordered Guatemala's former vice president to remain in jail Wednesday while she stands trial on charges of conspiracy, customs fraud and bribery, based on allegations that she accepted $3.7 million in bribes as part of the scandal that forced her from office.

  • For Guatemala ex-dictator, trial but no punishment story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:31 pm

    GUATEMALA CITY - Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt can stand trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity - but can't be sentenced because the 89-year-old suffers from dementia, according to a court's decision announced Tuesday.

  • Ex Guatemalan vice president faces bribery allegations story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 12:13 am

    GUATEMALA CITY - Prosecutors in Guatemala alleged Monday that former Vice President Roxana Baldetti accepted $3.7 million in bribes as part of a customs corruption scandal that forced her from office and has shaken the government of President Otto Perez Molina.

  • 5 Guatemalan soldiers detained following abuse video 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 4:27 pm

    GUATEMALA CITY - Police in Guatemala have detained five soldiers on abuse of authority charges after a video circulated on social media showing them beating two teenagers.