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Guatemala orders new graft probe of former president, ex-VP


Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- A Guatemalan judge has formally ordered prosecutors to investigate former President Otto Perez Molina and his ex-vice president in another corruption...full story
updated 2016-07-28 03:42 AM
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Two people assist a man who was injured and has blood on his face after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A protestor, left, fights with a bar patron outside of a bar near Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A man, center, shields himself after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Michael McGill, 19, wears a sweatshirt declaring "Long Live Freddie" in memory of Freddie Gray, Friday, April 24, 2015, near the intersection where Gray was arrested in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Two men are on the ground after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A t-shirt made in memory of Freddie Gray is draped over former pay phone post near the intersection where Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Police carry a detained man to a waiting police van after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Protestors gather outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Demonstrators protest in the streets as they march for Freddie Gray to Baltimore's City Hall, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
    Updated: 2016/07/28 03:50 GMT+08:00
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Guatemala orders new graft probe of former president, ex-VP

Associated Press

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