Voters in Central America go to the polls

Voters in Central America go to the polls
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 8:47am

On sunday voters in Nicaragua and Guatemala headed to the polls to select a president. Shortly after polls closed, officials announced that retired General and former Intelligence Director Otto Perez Molina won Guatemala's Presidential runoff race. Voter turnout was nearly 60 percent.

In Nicaragua, meanwhile, the country's current President is headed for victory. Daniel Ortega looked set to win a mandate to stay in office and to continue his market friendly social revolution in the country, overcoming a constitutional limit on reelection and reports of voting problems.

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