Guatemalan president-elect asks court to remove attorney general

President-elect Bernardo Arevalo of Guatemala asked the Supreme Court Monday to fire the attorney general, accusing her of plotting to keep him from taking power after his surprise election win.

"We are resorting to the law to defend our rights," Arevalo said after visiting the court with hundreds of supporters to present his request for the removal of Attorney General Consuelo Porras and two other officials.

Source(s): AFP

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