Former Guatemala Prresident Held in Custody in Alleged Corruption Case

By Rico

Former Guatemala's president Otto Perez

Former Guatemala’s president Otto Perez

Guatemala City – (Prensa Latina) Former President Otto Pérez Molina appeared Friday before Judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez, who sent him to the capital barracks Matamoros due to the risk of scape and to ensure the physical integrity of Pérez Molina, who is being accused of corruption.

In declarations to reporters, the former president promised that on Friday he will make see the judge his views to have enough arguments.

Pérez Molina discarded to have requested political asylum and felt that if he had, a country would have granted it to him

Representatives of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (Cicig) and the Public Ministry (MP) presented on Thursday, more than 30 wiretaps that explained the modus operandi of the criminal group La Línea.

One of the recordings corresponds to November 3, 2014, when Pérez Molina and the head of the Superintendence of Tax Administration (SAT), Carlos Muñoz, hold a telephone conversation.

In the audio is evident that the former leader is interested in changing the head of Human Resources at the SAT and order Muñoz to choose whoever he wanted for the position, but ‘get it done already and make the changes’.

The general is accused of leading La Línea, … continue reading

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