Otto Pérez Molina


The Mexican Drug Cartel Threat in Central America

By Karen Hooper Guatemalan President-elect Otto Perez Molina told Mexican newspaper El Universal on Nov. 9 that he plans to engage drug cartels in a “full frontal assault” when he takes office in 2012. The former general said he will use Guatemala’s elite military forces, known as Los Kaibiles, to take on the drug cartels in a strategy similar to that of the Mexican government; he has asked for U.S. assistance in this struggle. The statements signal a shifting political landscape in already violent Central America. The region is experiencing increasing levels of crime and the prospect of heightened competition […]


Belize Keeps Playing Guatemala's Game

Belize Accepts Possibility of 2014 Referendum, What Will Guate Do? 7News Mon, May 13, 2013 Fred Martinez and 25 other UDP candidates went on to lose the election, which was held a few weeks after that interview. It’s worked out better for him, and for the country because instead of becoming a transient politician, he became a career diplomat, serving an unprecedented 13 years uninterrupted as Belize’s ambassador to Guatemala. That’s given him an unmatched perspective on Belize Guatemala relations and negotiations. And this morning we spoke to him about the latest round of talks at the OAS in Washington. […]


Guatemala to Belize – Change your Constitution or… 1

Why do we allow ourselves to be told what to do. We keep playing Guatemala’s games which is why they keep doing to us.   Otto Pérez limita a febrero plazo sobre consulta popular Dos días después de que se diera a conocer la estrategia de Belice sobre la consulta popular prevista para el 6 de octubre de este año, el presidente Otto Pérez Molina dijo ayer que si ese país no restablece su legislación sobre la cantidad de votantes registrados que deben participar en el referendo, para que sea válido, Guatemala pondrá una reserva sobre su participación, comentario que […]


Guatemala's Tactics to confuse Belizeans 1

Reading the Prensa Libre, I came across this article, it seems to me it’s more about confusing people than anything else.  It’s a lengthy article but worth the time so you can understand what it is we are getting into. The Spanish Version Preocupa a Guatemala traba a referendo con Belice Autoridades guatemaltecas expresaron su preocupación debido a que Belice modificó su legislación sobre referendos  y puso un mínimo de 60 por ciento de votantes registrados para que la consulta popular de octubre próximo sea válida. CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA – El Gobierno y la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA)  […]