Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Álvaro Enrique Arzú Irigoyen ─ Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the End of the Guatemalan Civil War, and Thoughts on Guatemala's Future

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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Álvaro Enrique Arzú Irigoyen was the 32nd President of Guatemala from January 14, 1996 until January 14, 2000. He has been elected Mayor of Guatemala City on five occasions: in 1982, but was prevented from assuming office because of a coup d'état; in 1986, this time assuming and serving his mandate; again in January 2004; and he was re-elected for a third effective term in September 2007 with 55 percent of the popular vote. Arzú was re-elected in September 2011 for a third consecutive term as mayor of the capital, which began in January 2012.

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
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