Guatemala's president quits over graft scandal | Reuters

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2015-09-03T11:35:55-04:00
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"The issue is corruption. But if the movement develops further, if it spreads more fully to the Mayan heartland of the country, then the issue could move from corruption to justice, because ... Pérez Molina was a commander in the northwest highlands during the '80s. He personally helped implement the Ríos Montt program of mass murder - effectively, genocide - against the Mayan population. And that's what the Guatemalan system has been built on."
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