PORTILLO'S DEFENSE.

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In his run for the Guatemalan presidency, Alfonso Portillo portrayed himself as the champion defender, pointing out that he killed two men--in self-defense--while he was a student in the Mexican state of Guerrero in 1982. If he could defend himself, he said, he could also defend his country's people from escalating crime and poverty.

Portillo is a member of the Guatemalan Republican Front (FRG), led by Efrain Rios Montt...

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