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'Victory for the People' as Guatemalan President Resigns in Disgrace


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'Victory for the People' as Guatemalan President Resigns in Disgrace

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

School of the Americas-trained Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina, who oversaw acts of torture and genocide during the country's decades-long civil war, stepped down just before midnight Wednesday disgraced by unprecedented corruption charges—and by a popular movement against impunity for the ruling elite.