Ex-Guatemala president pleads guilty to conspiracy, saying Taiwan paid him a $2.5M bribe

  • by: LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 18, 2014 - 2:55 PM

NEW YORK — Guatemala's ex-president pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Tuesday, saying he accepted $2.5 million in bribes to continue to recognize Taiwan diplomatically when he took his government's top position more than a decade ago.

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