Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo arrested

BBC News

The Guatemalan authorities have captured former President Alfonso Portillo, who is wanted in the US on money-laundering charges.

They said Mr Portillo, who left office in 2004, was arrested during a raid on a ranch in the north of the country.

US prosecutors say he laundered money stolen from a children’s charity and embezzled state funds.

Full Story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8481914.stm

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