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· March, 2011

Stories about Guatemala from March, 2011

Guatemala: Should Inmates be Allowed to Vote?

Blogger Luis Figueroa [es] wonders if inmates should be allowed to vote in the upcoming elections. Guatemala's Tribunal Supremo Electoral (Supreme Electoral Tribunal) is considering installing polling stations in prisons...

Guatemala: Presidential Couple to Divorce to Allow First Lady's Presidential Bid

As previously reported, Guatemalan First Lady Sandra Torres announced her candidacy for president; a bid that violated the constitution which forbids that the president's relatives become president. As a result,...

Guatemala: First Lady Announces Her Candidacy for President

On March 8, First Lady Sandra Torres announced she would run for president. Her critics on social networks reacted to the news with harsh comments. Bloggers are focusing on two...

Latin America, Caribbean: Increase in Food Prices

Bloggings by Boz writes: “The FAO reports that February 2011 was a yet a new high on food prices. This has led to several warnings from organizations in Latin America...

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