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Otto Pérez Molina

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Otto Pérez Molina
Official portrait, 2012
36th President of Guatemala
In office
14 January 2012 – 3 September 2015
Vice PresidentRoxana Baldetti (2012-2015)
Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre (2015)
Preceded byÁlvaro Colom
Succeeded byAlejandro Maldonado Aguirre (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1950-12-01) 1 December 1950 (age 73)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Political partyPatriotic Party
Spouse(s)Rosa Leal
Alma materSchool of the Americas
Inter-American Defense College
Military service
Allegiance Guatemala
Branch/serviceGuatemalan Army
Years of service1966–2000
RankBrigade 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 Archived 2014-02-22 at the Wayback Machine. 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. Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2017.

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