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Guatemalan presidencial race tightens in final stretch

Friday, August 21, 2015

Guatemala's presidential race has tightened in the final stretch with opposition candidate Manuel Baldizon's lead under pressure from an independent as corruption scandals batter the political establishment.

Baldizon, is being chased hard by independent contender Jimmy Morales, a television presenter who has benefited from public anger over corruption. One poll shows Baldizon at 30% and Morales 20%.

Source: Reuters