Guatemalan journalist known for his investigations still imprisoned | app

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — An award-winning Guatemalan journalist jailed on alleged money laundering charges that government critics have denounced as a pressure tactic has already suffered consequences for his work.

In 2003, government agents searched the home of José Rubén Zamora Marroquin and threatened him with death after he wrote a column suggesting that former dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt, then congress president, was leading a government parallel.

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