Guatemala: Speaking out Against Mainstream Media's ‘Bad Press’ for President Colom

In a recent editorial, The Guatemala Times is critical of the country's mainstream media, who they say has “unleashed an increased and endless flow of bad press for President [Álvaro] Colom and his government since Otto Perez won the election.” Mike, in the blog Central American Politics, comments on the media coverage of President Colom and describes The Guatemala Times’ stand as “courageous”.

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