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Otto Perez Molina

Otto Pérez Molina is a retired general in the Guatemalan Army. He was the candidate of the Patriotic Party (Partido Patriota) in the 2007 presidential election, campaigning under the slogan Mano dura, cabeza y corazón, (firm hand, head and heart) advocating a hard-line approach to rising criminality in the country. After receiving the second-largest number of votes in the initial contest on 9 September, he ultimately lost the election to Álvaro Colom of the National Unity of Hope in the second round on 4 November.
Pérez is a graduate of Guatemala's National Military Academy (Escuela Politécnica), the School of the Americas and of the Inter-American Defense College. During his time in the army he served as director of military intelligence and inspector-general of the army. In 1983 he was a member of the group of army officers who backed Defence Minister Óscar Mejía's ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Manuel Velasco recibe a Enrique Peña Nieto y Otto Pérez Molina
2014-07-08
Por su parte, el Presidente de Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, agradeció a Enrique Peña Nieto y Manuel Velasco, por impulsar y promover políticas para atender el fenómeno de la migración, pues dijo: “es el primer gobierno que trabaja con actos más que ...
(SDP Noticias)
  1. Otto Pérez Molina agradece a Peña Nieto
  2. Peña Nieto y Pérez Molina encabezarán acto en Chiapas
  3. Otto Pérez reconoce a Peña Nieto por su plan de apoyo migratorio

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Powerful Earthquake Kills 2 in Southern Mexico
2014-07-07
The newborn died at a hospital in the southwestern province of San Marcos, President Otto Perez Molina said in a press conference at the national emergency management office. The earthquake, whose epicenter was in southern Mexico, caused a section of ...
(Latin American Herald Tribune)
  1. Death toll in Mexico, Guatemala quake rises to 5
  2. Death toll in Mexico, Guatemala quake rises to five

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Quake slams Mexico, Guatemala; at least 3 dead
2014-07-07
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina said a baby died when parts of the ceiling collapsed on the newborn in the San Marco medical center. He said there were reports of other deaths, but this was the only confirmed fatality in Guatemala. He added that ...
(WKBN.com)
  1. Quake kills baby, injures 35 others in Guatemala
  2. Quake slams Mexico, Guatemala
  3. Magnitude-6.9-quake strikes southern Mexico, northern Guatemala, kills at least 2

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Quake slams Mexico, Guatemala; at least 3 dead
2014-07-07
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina said a baby died when parts of the ceiling collapsed on the newborn in the San Marco medical center. He said there were reports of other deaths, but this was the only confirmed fatality in Guatemala. He added that ...
(WNCN)
  1. Powerful Earthquake Rocks Mexico And Guatemala, Five Killed (VIDEO)
  2. Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico, Guatemala

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Pérez Molina recibe a titular de Seguridad Nacional de EUA
2014-07-07
El presidente de Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, recibirá esta semana al secretario de Seguridad Nacional de Estados Unidos, Jeh Johnson, para examinar la migración de niños solos hacia ese país del norte. Nota. Guatemala, 6 Jul.- El presidente de ...
(RadioFórmula)
  1. "El 80% de niños migrantes viaja en busca de reunificación familiar"
  2. Reunificación familiar propicia migración de niños guatemaltecos a EUA

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EPN y Otto Pérez pondrán en marcha el programa "Paso Seguro"
2014-07-06
Enrique Peña Nieto y Otto Pérez Molina abordarán temas relacionados a la migración y a la seguridad fronteriza entre México y Guatemala, después de la crisis que se registra de tránsito de menores no acompañados que van hacia los Estados Unidos.
(El Sol de Zacatecas)
  1. Guatemala y México iniciarán programa para ordenar paso fronterizo
  2. Presidente de Guatemala se reunirá mañana con su homólogo mexicano

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Ma meets US secretary of state in Panama
2014-07-02
... president-elect Juan Carlos Varela Tuesday. He was seated in the front row of a section reserved for visiting foreign heads of state at the ceremony, between El Salvador President Salvador Sanchez Ceren and Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina.
(China Post)
  1. President Ma attends inauguration of Panama president
  2. Juan Carlos Varela Inaugurated as New President of Panama

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US Secretary of State Kerry urges Central America cooperation on child migrants
2014-07-01
Kerry met with Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén and Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina, plus Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero in Panama City. “The lives of children cannot be put at risk in this way and we all have a ...
(Tico Times)
  1. Kerry warns US will deport undocumented children
  2. Border crisis: Kerry asks Central America to help combat 'false information'
  3. US and Central America to address dangers of illegal child immigration

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John Kerry: US will deport undocumented migrant children
2014-07-01
John Kerry, with the presidents of El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, Guatemala (R), Otto Perez Molina (L), and the Honduran Foreign Minister, Mireya Aguero in Panama City. Photo: Karina Tijomirov /EPA. US Secretary of State John Kerry said on ...
(The Guardian)

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