Rigoberta Menchu, candidate for presidency in Guatemala

Posted on July 30, 2011 • Filed under: Guatemala, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Politics

Rigoberta Menchu, Guatemalan indigenous leader and Nobel Peace prize winner, is now officially a presidential candidate for elections taking place next September 11 reported Andina. Menchu is the ninth presidential candidate recognized an endorsed by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal. This is the second running for Menchu, she also ran in 2007 but received a low vote. Read article.

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