Long Delays in Fulfilling the Peace Accords in Guatemala

Guatemala, Dec 29. -When on Thursday marks the 15 anniversary of the Peace Accords in Guatemala, social sectors denounced the long delays in fulfilling the commitments undertaken.Considering these statements, the elected president, Otto Perez Molina, promised that after the inauguration of his administration on January 14 he will resume the statements taken in the Accords, which ended with 36 years of internal armed conflict.

Former general Perez Molina, a direct participant in that war and one of the signatories as part of the military leaders then, met with members of the National Council for the Implementation of Peace Agreements.

He agreed with them the resume of that plan in 2012 focused on issues of security, justice and climate change.

For the future President, the main backwards are given in matters relating to poverty, land conflicts and access to justice.

Meanwhile, leaders of social groups mentioned the few reasons to celebrate this anniversary date; they still apply many of the causes of conflict as discrimination and racism. (Prensa Latina)