Otto Pérez Molina

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Otto Pérez Molina
Otto Perez Molina at World Economic Forum 2013-cropped.jpg
36th President of Guatemala
In office
14 January 2012 – 3 September 2015
Vice President Roxana Baldetti (2012-2015)
Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre (2015)
Preceded by Álvaro Colom
Succeeded by Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1950-12-01) 1 December 1950 (age 67)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Political party Patriotic Party
Spouse(s) Rosa Leal
Children 2
Alma mater School of the Americas
Inter-American Defense College
Religion Roman Catholicism
Military service
Allegiance  Guatemala
Service/branch Guatemalan Army
Years of service 1966–2000
Rank Brigade General

Otto Fernando Pérez Molina (born 1 December 1950)[1] is a Guatemalan politician and retired military officer. He served as President of Guatemala from January 14, 2012 until his resignation on September 2, 2015.[2][3]

Molina was born on 1 December 1950 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He studied at School of the Americas and at the Inter-American Defense College. Molina has been married to Rosa Leal. They have two children.

References[change | change source]

  1. Otto Pérez Molina. elperiodico.com.gt (in Spanish)
  2. Malkin, Elisabeth; Ahmed, Azam (1 September 2015). "President Otto Pérez Molina Is Stripped of Immunity in Guatemala". The New York Times. 
  3. "Guatemala President Resigns Amid Corruption Probe". Associated Press. The New York Times. 3 September 2015. 

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