Stalwart Pro-Israel Politician Wins Comfortable Victory in Guatemalan Presidential Election

BY: Benjamin Katz

Date: 8-13-2019

Outlet: The Algemeiner

A prominent Guatemalan supporter of Israel who once said, “He who is Israel’s enemy is Guatemala’s enemy,” won the country’s presidential election with 58.5 percent of the vote, results on Monday confirmed.

Conservative candidate Alejandro Giammattei emerged victorious in the vote in the second round of elections on Sunday, beating his rival Sandra Torres, a former first lady.