Ex-Guatemalan President Portillo Is Extradited to U.S.

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Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo is taken to board an aircraft in his extradition to the United States on May 24, 2013 in Guatemala City. Close

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Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo is taken to board an aircraft in his extradition to the United States on May 24, 2013 in Guatemala City.

Ex-President Alfonso Portillo of Guatemala, indicted by the U.S. on charges of embezzling and laundering tens of millions of dollars, is in U.S custody and is scheduled to appear for arraignment later today before a federal judge in New York, a clerk for U.S. District Judge Robert Patterson in Manhattan said.

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