Guatemalans living in L.A. vote in national elections from local consulate

Alva Rojas voted in Sunday's election and sold traditional Guatemalan food outside the consulate to fellow voters.
Alva Rojas voted in Sunday's election and sold traditional Guatemalan food outside the consulate to fellow voters.
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Guatemala held elections Sunday, and for the first time, Guatemalans living in the United States could cast their votes for president at four of the country's 17 consulates, including the one in Los Angeles. The L.A. metro area is home to the largest number of Guatemalans outside Guatemala – more than 250,000.