Zury Rios, daughter of Guatemalan ex-dictator Rios Montt, announces run for presidency

April 17, 2015 10:34 PM

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Zury Rios, daughter of Guatemalan ex-dictator Rios Montt, announces run for presidency

In this Jan. 5, 2015 photo, Zury Rios Sosa, the daughter of Guatemala's former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, talks with reporters as she accompanies her father to court where he faces charges of genocide and crimes against humanity, in Guatemala City. Zury Rios Sosa, a three-time member of congress, announced Thursday, April 16, 2015 that she would accept the nomination of the Christian conservative Vision with Values party to run for president in general elections later this year. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo) (The Associated Press)

GUATEMALA CITY – The daughter of Efrain Rios Montt, the former dictator facing charges of genocide for massacres committed during his 1982-83 regime, is running for president of Guatemala.

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