Guatemalan people today choose their next president, who will inherit a bankrupt treasury and a nation steeped in violence and poverty, which directly affects more than half of its population.
The favorite in the polls, rightist Otto Perez, said on Tuesday that the Patriot Party has opposed in Congress to approve more loans for the country not in debt.
While the also rightist candidate and second in the polls, Manuel Baldizón poses that he will eliminate all taxes and will establish an only one of 5% that all citizens would pay alike, he offered scholarships to children and young people and promised to implement death penalty to criminals and bring to the football team to a World Championship.
According to a report of Mirador Electoral, none of the ten presidential candidates meet the minimum quality to govern. Except for the Nobel Peace Prize, Rigoberta Menchú, who represents the left, the other corresponding to the different parts of right.
The lack of resources to combat poverty contrast with the millionaire spendings of the candidates in campaigns.