Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei. Photo: AFP

Guatemala ‘too poor’ to take in America’s unwanted migrants, says president-elect

  • An agreement signed last month between the two countries would require migrants to apply for asylum in Guatemala rather than the US
  • But incoming president Alejandro Giammattei says his country is not ‘safe’ and does not have the capacity to cope with a sudden influx
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Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei. Photo: AFP
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