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Guatemala business leader wanted for graft seeks U.S. asylum

Monday, January 22, 2018


Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon, who is wanted on graft charges, has sought asylum in the United States after he was arrested while trying to enter the country.

Baldizon, a wealthy businessman who ran for president twice, was detained at the airport in Miami on Saturday after flying in from the Dominican Republic.

Source: Reuters