Guatemalan citizens in the streets expressing joy in the moment President Perez Molina was stripped of immunity. PHOTO: CARLOS SEBASTIÁN
Right after the office of Guatemala's attorney general issued an arrest warrant for President Otto Perez Molina tonight, they tweeted the news to the world.
Much jubilation tonight in the streets of Guatemala.
Background: "In Guatemala, a popular uprising may send a US-backed president to prison. It's about time."
Photo: Students hold a sign in protest of President Otto Pérez Molina, who is accused of corruption, in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala - @elquetzalteco
A photograph of "Major Tito," now better known as Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina.
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