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Guatemala leader Jimmy Morales dismisses expenses furore

Wednesday, January 24, 2018


Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has shrugged off criticism levelled against him for claiming $40,000 in expenses in 2017.

Morales, who was a comedian before becoming president in 2016, claimed for luxury goods such as a pair of designer sunglasses and whisky. Guatemala has one of the highest inequality rates in Latin America.

Source: BBC