Guatemala: Presidential Couple to Divorce to Allow First Lady’s Presidential Bid

Posted by on Mar 22, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Written by Silvia Viñas

As previously reported, Guatemalan First Lady Sandra Torres announced her candidacy for president; a bid that violated the constitution which forbids that the president's relatives become president. As a result, the presidential couple will get a divorce, and Mike from Central American Politics argues that their decision “is another example of the weakness of Guatemala's political parties.”

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