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Hand-Picked Candidate of Gen. Rios Montt Leads Polls in Guatemala

LADB Article ID: 54148
Category/Department: Guatemala
Date: 1999-09-23
By: LADB Staff

With the presidential elections six weeks away, the governing conservative Partido de Avanzada Nacional (PAN) is having difficulty establishing its candidate as a front runner against a challenger who has admitted committing a double homicide and evading arrest. Meanwhile, the left, hoping to reach the goals of the 36-year civil war through the ballot box, is imploding because of internal differences.

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