September 5, 2008
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala (CNN) -- Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom
said Friday that government prosecutors are trying to determine who put
microphones and video cameras in the presidential palace.
"It's a serious allegation, it has never happened before in Guatemala,"
he told CNN en Espanol.
He said he did not know who was responsible for the breach of security,
but added, "One of the possibilities is organized crime."
He said "a lot of people" had access to the palace and his office.
Colom noted that Mexican President Felipe Calderon's
anti-narcotrafficking efforts may have pressured drug cartels to move
their smuggling to other countries, including Guatemala.
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