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Guatemala: Ex President Portillo Sentenced to Five Years in Jail
Written by Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 23 May 2014 @ 6:00 am | 1 Comment
In Citizen Media, Guatemala, Latin America, North America, Politics, Quick Reads, U.S.A.
With a historic rule by a federal court in New York on May 22, 2014, former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo  was sentenced to five years and 10 months in jail for money laundering and taking bribes from Taiwan.
— Prensa Libre (@prensa_libre) Mayo 22, 2014 
VIDEO: Alfonso Portillo gets verdict of five year and ten months of prison.
With this verdict, Portillo becomes the first former Latin American ruler to be condemned and jailed in the United States.
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