Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Guatemala's presidential election

The final word on the first lady

Aug 9th 2011 by T.W. | MEXICO CITY

SANDRA TORRES, who divorced the president of Guatemala in order to be eligible for a presidential run in next month’s election, has been ruled out of the contest once and for all. One of Latin America’s weirdest political sagas finally came to an end when the Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that her marriage to Álvaro Colom, the current president, made her candidacy unconstitutional.

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