Guatemalan conservative looks set for election win, early results show
Monday, 12 August 2019 Conservative Alejandro Giammattei appeared poised for a decisive victory in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, storming into a commanding lead over his center-left rival, former first lady Sandra Torres, preliminary results showed.
A man in custody of the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency died on Sunday. Business Insider reports 34-year-old Santiago Baten-Oxlag died of complications from COVID-19. The Guatemalan immigrant died in a hospital in Columbus, Georgia, that he had been transferred to from ICE's Stewart Detention Center, in Lumpkin, Georgia. He's the second immigrant to die from COVID-19 while in ICE custody. El Salvadoran Carlos Escobar Mejia died from the virus earlier this month.