After Week of Turmoil, Guatemalans Choose Next President

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  • Former president, vice president and central bank chief jailed
  • Runoff vote will be held Oct. 25 between top two candidates

A man walks in front of electoral officials at a polling station during the 2015 presidential elections.

Photographer: Saul Martinez/Bloomberg

After a week in which they saw their president resign and spend the weekend in jail for his alleged role in a corruption scheme, Guatemalans voted on Sunday to choose a new president who will take office in January.

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