International Backlash Grows After Move to Strip Guatemalan President-Elect’s Immunity

[ad_1] (Reuters) – International rebuke swelled on Saturday over what observers say are efforts to use a politicized justice system to keep Guatemalan President-elect Bernardo Arevalo out of office. A prosecutor at Guatemala’s attorney general’s office on Thursday moved to strip Arevalo of his immunity from prosecution, accusing him and his running mate of complicity … Read more

Guatemalan Prosecutor Moves to Strip President-Elect’s Immunity

[ad_1] GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – A Guatemalan prosecutor moved to strip President-elect Bernardo Arevalo of his immunity from prosecution on Thursday, in the latest escalation of a political crisis that critics say is an undemocratic scheme aimed at overturning the election results. Prosecutor Angel Sanchez, who works under Attorney General Consuelo Porras, accused Arevalo and … Read more