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After a massive corruption scandal rocked Guatemalan politics this summer, Central America’s most populous country goes to the polls Oct. 25.

With much of the political establishment discredited, TV comic Jimmy Morales is now the front runner. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at Guatemalan politics, corruption and the legacy of the country’s civil war in the 1980s.

 

Our guests this week:

    • Helen Mack Chang, human rights activist and founder of the Myrna Mack Foundation
    • Mike McDonald, Bloomberg News Central America correspondent
    • Luis Barrueto, columnist for Guatemala’s El Diario Digital
    • Orlándo Perez, associate dean at Millersville University and Central American politics researcher

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