Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration test

The campaign team of Alejandro Giammattei, presidential candidate for the "Vamos" political party, celebrate as he takes the lead during vote counting in the presidential election, at his campaign headquarters in Guatemala City, Guatemala August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday, and now inherits an unpopular migration deal agreed under duress with the Trump administration that could severely test his country. With preliminary results from over 95% of the polling stations counted, the electoral tribunal declared Giammattei the […]

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