Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
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Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
Guatemalans banded together to depose a corrupt administration with dark connections to human rights violations. But another election looms, and the candidates don't inspire confidence.
A broad-based movement against official corruption is rocking Guatemala to its core.