Guatemalan ex-president returns home after release from U.S. prison

February 26, 2015 5:50 AM

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Guatemalan ex-president returns home after release from U.S. prison

(Reuters) - Former President Alfonso Portillo returned to Guatemala on Wednesday following his release from a U.S. prison, nearly six-years after his arrest on money laundering charges.

The 63-year-old, who served as president from 2000 to 2004, struck a repentant note on his arrival at Guatemala City's international airport, and expressed interest in becoming politically active once more.

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