Former Guatemalan president and former comic actor
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Jimmy Morales is a Guatemalan politician, actor and comedian who served as the 50th president of Guatemala from 2016 to 2020.
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Guatemala's new president creates anti-graft commissionGuatemala's new president, Alejandro Giammattei, on Tuesday launched an anti-graft commission, after former leader Jimmy Morales chased out a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body investigating him and his..
Arrest warrants for Guatemalan ex-presidential candidate as immunity lapsesGuatemalan prosecutors on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for five former lawmakers, including a close ally of Jimmy Morales, who left office as president just hours earlier, and a special forces..
Protesters throw eggs, jostle outgoing Guatemalan president - witnessProtesters surrounded outgoing Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales late on Tuesday, throwing eggs at him and his vice president as they sought to take up new posts that bring immunity from prosecution,..
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Outgoing Guatemala leader denies agreeing to take Mexican migrants from U.SOutgoing Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Wednesday his administration had not agreed to accept deported Mexican asylum-seekers under a deal with the United States, despite U.S. guidance to..
Guatemalan president says some $800 million in coca plants destroyedThe Guatemalan government has destroyed around 1.5 million coca plants with an estimated street value of some $800 million, President Jimmy Morales said on Monday as his government targets organized..
Judges sweat over Guatemala anti-graft fight after U.N. commission's ousterIn late August, U.N. officials, judges and civil society leaders met in Guatemala to say farewell to a U.N. commission that fought political corruption before its mandate was terminated by President..
Son, brother of outgoing Guatemalan president cleared of fraudA Guatemalan court on Monday acquitted a son and brother of outgoing President Jimmy Morales, after a corruption case that battered his popularity and sparked the leader's feud with a United..
Guatemala safe third country agreement is pretty much deadRoughly one month ago, the White House announced that we were closing in on a safe third country agreement with Guatemala, scoring what was perceived as a major win on immigration for President Trump...
Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekersGuatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for asylum-seekers, amid growing pushback to U.S...
Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' dealGuatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing that it has..
Guatemala president postpones Washington visit where asylum talks were plannedThe government of Guatemala said on Sunday that it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington as it waits for the Central American country's top court to rule on migration measures.
Trump to discuss immigration with Guatemalan president at White House on MondayU.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigration and security, the White House said on Friday.
Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central AmericaGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the..
Asylum deal at the fore as Guatemalan president visits White HouseGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, and sources said he may sign an agreement declaring the Central American country a safe destination for..
Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen closeGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country..
Under U.S. asylum treaty pressure, Guatemala's president to visit WashingtonGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers.
Guatemala's president Morales to visit Washington amid asylum negotiationsGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week, his spokesman said on Thursday, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe..