Arévalo Wants to Change Guatemala. Some Say He’s Moving Too Slowly.

By Dina Fernández

The center-left president has made small gains in his first 100 days in office, though slow progress is setting off alarm bells among supporters.

GUATEMALA CITY — As the leader of Guatemala’s most influential Indigenous district, Luis Haroldo Pacheco helped to lead the longest protest in the country’s recent history. Over 105 days, protesters blocked traffic at 142 points across the country to ensure that Bernardo Arévalo would be sworn in as president after winning last year’s elections. It's unlikely that Arévalo would have taken office without this support. Now, 100 days after Arévalo’s inauguration, Pacheco is disappointed. “It is sad to see how part of the new administration is coddling those who tried to...

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