Otto Pérez Molina

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Otto Pérez Molina
Otto Perez Molina at World Economic Forum 2013-cropped.jpg
36t Preses o Guatemala
In office
14 Januar 2012 – 3 September 2015
Vice PresesRoxana Baldetti (2012–2015)
Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre (2015)
Precedit biÁlvaro Colom
Succeedit biAlejandro Maldonado Aguirre (actin)
Personal details
Born (1950-12-01) 1 December 1950 (age 70)
Guatemala Ceety,  Guatemala
Poleetical pairtyPatriotic Pairty
Spoose(s)Rosa Leal de Pérez
Alma materSchuil o the Americas
Inter-American Defense College
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Militar service
Service/branchGuatemalan Airmy
Years o service1966 - 2000
RankBrigade General

Otto Fernando Pérez Molina (born 1 December 1950)[1] is a Guatemalan politeecian, retired militar officer, an the Preses o Guatemala frae 2012 tae 2015, who haes been accuised o graft, bribery, an corruption. Staundin as the Patriotic Pairty (Partido Patriota) candidate, he lost the 2007 presidential election but prevailed in the 2011 presidential election.[2] Durin the 1990s, afore enterin politics, he servit as Director o Militar Intelligence, Presidential Chief o Staff unner Preses Ramiro de Leon Carpio, an as chief representative o the militar for the Guatemalan Peace Accords.[3] Durin his presidency, amangst his activites wis a controversial caw for the legalisation o drogs.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Otto Pérez Molina. (in Spanish)
  2. "Ex-General Elected President In Guatemala". National Public Radio. 6 November 2011. Archived frae the original on 7 November 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  3. [1] Archived 2013-01-02 at the Wayback Machine