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FlatBaroque

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Thu Aug 27, 2015, 05:58 PM Aug 2015

Guatemala President Faces Arrest as Business Interests and U.S. Scramble to Contain Uprising

Video Link: http://www.democracynow.org/2015/8/27/uprising_in_guatemala_could_anti_corruption

Another American "success" story.

In Guatemala, a judge has ordered that former Vice President Roxana Baldetti must remain in prison while her corruption trial takes place. The ruling comes on the heels of the Guatemalan Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to lift the immunity from prosecution for President Otto Pérez Molina, clearing the way for his impeachment. The court passed the impeachment recommendation along to Congress. A general strike has been called in Guatemala for today. We are joined by Allan Nairn, longtime journalist who has covered Guatemala since the 1980s.



You can probably guess America, and Israel, armed and backed this gennocide of the Mayans. They supported the country's oligarchs as they decimated their opposition.
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