Juan Carlos Monzón
Otto Pérez Molina became president of Guatemala in 2012 but resigned in September last year amid a previous corruption case involving massive customs fraud.
After a unanimous vote to strip President Otto Pérez Molina of his immunity from prosecution, Guatemalans are celebrating but wary of the country’s history of impunity.
Guatemalan lawmakers voted unanimously to strip President Otto Perez Molina of his immunity from prosecution, clearing the way for charges in connection with a corruption scandal.
President Otto Perez Molina has had charges filed against him in Guatemala’s Supreme Court over his alleged role in a crime ring known as “La Linea.”
President Otto Perez Molina said Tuesday he would be forming two new government commissions to tackle corruption after a huge protest on Saturday caught political leaders by surprise.