Guatemala Arrests Ousted President

Perez Molina accused the U.S. for orchestrating a “soft coup” against not only his government, but also those of neighboring El Salvador and Honduras. While Perez Molina awaits trial, the Guatemalan people must now focus their attention on electing a new president. The first round of elections took place on September 6, yet none of the candidates garnered enough votes to meet the 50 percent threshold.

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