Presidential candidate Otto Perez Molina with his daughter, Lissette Perez, 38, near his home on the day of the Presidential elections, in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. Molina, a retired military general, won the elections. Fifteen years after the end of its bloody and genocidal civil war, Guatemala elected its first peacetime military leader, a former army general who emerged from military retirement shrouded with human rights abuses. The country that once turned its back on the military, has returned to military power...President Otto Pérez Molina rallied a “mano dura” campaign to fight incessant violence caused by the global drug market, organized crime, and the international financial crisis.
- © Lianne Milton 2011
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- Guatemala's 2012 Presidential Elections