New Charges: Guatemala's Imprisoned Ex-President Allegedly Received Millions in Bribes
Otto Perez Molina resigned from the presidency in September because of a massive customs scam. He is now back in court accused of dirty deals behind a major construction project involving a Spanish firm.
Guatemala Opens Corruption Probe Into Ex-Vice President's 'Magic Solution' for Pollution
Roxana Baldetti promised to solve the long-standing pollution problems of Lake Amatitlán with a mysterious chemical purchased for millions of dollars that turned out to be seawater.
Guatemalans Celebrate as President Faces Possible Corruption and War Crimes Charges
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.
Guatemala’s President Could Face Corruption Charges After Congress Strips Him of Immunity
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.
Guatemala’s President Faces Impeachment Over Alleged Links to Corruption Case
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.”