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Guatemala's Jimmy Morales vows to clean government

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Jimmy Morales, the TV comic elected Guatemala's next president amid widespread anger over corruption that took down the previous leader, vowed Tuesday to bolster the investigative bodies that blew the lid on the graft scandals.

He said he will turn to those very entities, Guatemalan prosecutors and the U.N. International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, to help vet his proposed Cabinet in a bid to ensure an honest government in a country where many have long considered that an oxymoron.

Source: Associated Press