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Topic - Eduardo Stein
Otto Perez Molina takes office as Guatemala's new president Saturday with a top priority of ending a long-standing U.S. ban on military aid imposed over concerns about abuses during the Central American country's 36-year civil war.
Mr. Stein said Mr. Perez will keep the current attorney general, Claudia Paz y Paz, who is supported by the U.S. and human rights groups for her aggressive prosecution and reputation for staying above the country's rampant public corruption.
he added that Mr. Perez is doing what is right for Guatemala, not for the United States.