Sandra Torres

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Sandra Torres
Secretary General of the National Unity of Hope
In office
20 May 2012 – 31 August 2021
First Lady of Guatemala
In role
14 January 2008 – 7 April 2011
PresidentÁlvaro Colom
Preceded byWendy de Berger
Succeeded byRosa Leal de Pérez
Personal details
Sandra Julieta Torres Casanova

(1955-10-05) 5 October 1955 (age 67)
Melchor de Mencos, Guatemala
Political partyNational Unity of Hope
Álvaro Colom
(m. 2002; div. 2011)
EducationUniversity of San Carlos of Guatemala
Rafael Landívar University

Sandra Julieta Torres Casanova (born 5 October 1955) is a Guatemalan politician. She was First Lady of Guatemala from 2008 to 2011. She was an unsuccessful candidate for president in 2015, 2019 and 2023.

Torres was married to Álvaro Colom from 2002 until they divorced in 2011.

In September 2019, she was arrested at her home on charges of violating campaign finance rules.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Guatemala arrests former presidential candidate on eve of U.N..." Reuters. 2019-09-02. Archived from the original on 2019-12-14. Retrieved 2019-09-03.