Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo speaks to reporters in Guatemala City before boarding a flight to the U.S. Mr. Portillo was extradited to face charges of conspiring to launder millions of dollars embezzled from his government. He appeared before a U.S. district judge in New York on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo speaks to reporters in Guatemala City before boarding a flight to the U.S. Mr. Portillo was extradited to face charges of conspiring to launder millions of dollars embezzled from his government. He appeared before a U.S. district judge in New York on Tuesday. (Associated Press)