The Wall Street Journal quotes Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Deputy Director Jason Marczak on Guatemala’s new president and the implications of the recently approved US aid package for Guatemala:

Last month, the U.S. approved a $750 million aid package for Guatemala and neighboring Honduras and El Salvador to help them tackle poverty, gang violence and government reform.

“This will give Washington significant sway in putting in place new procedures to increase transparency and accountability,” said Jason Marczak, deputy director of the Atlantic Council, a U.S. policy center.

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