Guatemalan central bank president backed by colleagues after arrest

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Bank of Guatemala president Julio Roberto Suarez Guerra has been arrested alongside a string of other public officials on corruption charges, but central bank employees today (May 21) pledged their "full support" to him.

The president is not under investigation for his work at the central bank. The public prosecutor is instead looking at the Guatemalan Social Security Institute, where Suarez sits on the board of directors.

There are several representatives from the institute facing charges of co

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