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Americas Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to step down amid scandal

Perez Molina is facing an impeachment process and possible charges in a customs fraud scheme.

Moises Castillo/AP

Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters prepared to march, and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."

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