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Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei speaks with migrants from his country in the United States

Opinion: Guatemala’s leadership change could bring more instability

In August, Guatemalans elected a new president, Alejandro Giammattei, who promises to follow through on his predecessor’s promises to expel an international anti-corruption commission from the country. He also wants to renegotiate a deal with Washington that could see thousands of migrants seeking asylum in Guatemala. Both issues could prove explosive for the new president. 

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