Guatemala center-left candidate concedes defeat in presidential election
Monday, 12 August 2019 Guatemalan center-left candidate and former first lady Sandra Torres has conceded defeat to her conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei in the country's presidential election on Sunday, an official for her campaign said in a news conference.
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.