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Ex-general wins Guatemala presidential vote
Pledge to tackle poverty and crime helps Otto Perez Molina become the first military man to take power since 1986.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2011 12:51 GMT
Ex-general ahead in Guatemala opinion polls
Molina tipped to win Sunday's run-off vote in Central American nation suffering from rampant poverty and crime.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2011 13:57 GMT
Guatemalans seek solutions to violence
Crime a key issue for voters in Central American nation with one of the world's highest murder rates.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2011 08:04 GMT
Guatemala vote leads to presidential runoff
Retired general Otto Perez Molina receives most support, but fails to win 50 per cent of votes required for victory.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2011 02:22 GMT
Guatemalan vote heads towards runoff
Former general ahead in early counting, but presidency race in Central American nation looks set to go to second round.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 09:58 GMT
Guatemala votes for new president
An ex-general with an "iron fist" is front-runner as presidential election begins in the violence-plagued nation.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 15:13 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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