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Guatemala conservative wins presidential election - electoral tribunal

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Guatemala’s Electoral Tribunal on Sunday declared conservative Alejandro Giammattei of the Vamos party winner of the presidential election over his center-left opponent, former first lady Sandra Torres, Euronews reports.

Giammattei claimed victory shortly after polling stations closed, saying it would be an honour to serve as president of the Central American country.

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