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1993 Guatemalan presidential election
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2 Ramiro de León Carpio
Ramiro de León Carpio was the President of Guatemala from June 6, 1993 until January 14, 1996.More
Nonpartisanism is a lack of affiliation with, and a lack of bias toward, a political party.More
7 Human rights in Guatemala
Human rights is an issue in Guatemala. The establishment of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala has helped the Attorney General prosecute extrajudicial killings and corruption. There remains widespread impunity for abusers from the Guatemalan Civil War, which ran from 1960 to 1996, and Human Rights Watch considers threats and violence against unionists, journalists and lawyers a major concern.More
9 Abortion in Guatemala
Abortion in Guatemala is illegal, except when needed to save the woman's life. Abortion was illegal without exception prior to 1973. Congressional Decree 17-73 altered the penal code to allow abortion in cases in which the pregnant woman's life is endangered in September 1973. The procedure must be done by a physician and approved by a second doctor.More
10 Capital punishment in Guatemala
Capital punishment is a legal penalty in Guatemala, and is carried out by lethal injection and, to a lesser extent, the firing squad. It is only in military codes of justice, and was abolished for civilian offences in October 2017.More
Movimiento Nueva República (MNR) was a socialist Guatemalan political party, led by former congressman Aníbal García.More
17 Democratic Union (Guatemala)
The Democratic Union was a political party in Guatemala. At the legislative elections, 9 November 2003, the party won 2.2% of the popular vote and 2 out of 158 seats. In the legislative elections held on 9 September 2007, the party secured 1.41% of the votes in the race for national-list deputies and, save for defections, will have only one seat in the 2008-12 Congress. In the presidential election of the same day, its candidate Manuel Conde Orellana won 0.76% of the popular vote.More
The Grow Party, formerly the Grand National Alliance was a right-wing conservative political party in Guatemala. The acronym "GANA" also spells out the word gana, from the verb ganar, "to win".More
25 Patriotic Party (Guatemala)
The Patriotic Party was a conservative political party in Guatemala.
It was founded on 24 February 2001 by retired Army General Otto Pérez Molina.More
26 Social Action Centre
The Social Action Centre was a political party in Guatemala. In the legislative elections held on 9 September 2007, the party secured 4.89% of the votes in the race for national-list deputies and had five seats in the 2008-12 Congress. In the presidential election of the same day, its candidate Eduardo Suger won 7.45% of the popular vote.More
27 Unionist Party (Guatemala)
The Unionist Party is a conservative political party in Guatemala, who advocates the re-creation of a Central American union. At the legislative elections, 9 November 2003, the party won 6.2% of the popular vote and 7 out of 158 seats. Its presidential candidate Fritz García Gallont won 3.0% at the presidential elections of the same day. At the 2007 elections, the party again chose Garcia as its presidential candidate. He won 2.92% of the vote. The party won 8 seats in the congressional elections.More
35 Visa requirements for Guatemalan citizens
Visa requirements for Guatemalan citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Guatemala. As of 2 July 2019, Guatemalan citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 133 countries and territories, ranking the Guatemalan passport 39th in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.More
37 1993 Guatemalan constitutional crisis
The 1993 Guatemala constitutional crisis took place in 1993 when then President Jorge Serrano Elías attempted a self-coup or autogolpe. On Tuesday May 25, 1993, Serrano illegally suspended the constitution, dissolved Congress and the Supreme Court, imposed censorship and tried to restrict civil freedom.More
39 Arturo Herbruger
Arturo Herbruger Asturias was a Guatemalan politician. He served as Vice President of Guatemala from 18 June 1993 to 14 January 1996 in the cabinet of president Ramiro de León. He was elected by National Congress. He was previously head of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal from 1983 to 1993.
Herbruger was also Attorney General, president of the Supreme Court, and Treasury Minister.More
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Dosal, Paul J. Power in transition: the rise of Guatemala’s industrial oligarchy, 1871-1994. Westport: Praeger. 1995.
Fischer, Edward F. Cultural logics and global economies: Maya identity in thought and practice. Austin: University of Texas Press, Austin. 2001.
Keesing’s record of world events June 1993.
McCleary, Rachel M. Dictating democracy: Guatemala and the end of violent revolution. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 1999.
Steigenga, Timothy J. The politics of the spirit: the political implications of pentecostalized religion in Costa Rica and Guatemala. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. 2001.
Villagrán Kramer, Francisco. Biografía política de Guatemala: años de guerra y años de paz. Guatemala: FLACSO. 2004.
Warren, Kay B. Indigenous movements and their critics: Pan-Maya activism in Guatemala. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1998.