Gautemalan Ex President Alvaro Colom Death Cause? Carlos Menocal Shared The News

Former Security Minister Carlos Menocal has announced the unfortunate death of former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom. He went on to say that he breathed his last on Monday, January 23, 2023, at the age of 71. Following the former minister’s announcement of the news, social media was flooded with tributary posts and RIP messages. Netizens started coming to the front lines to mourn his sudden death and offered their deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. Here in this article let’s find out what happened to Colom and how did he die.

    Death of Alvaro Colom

According to reports, Alvaro Colom had been battling esophageal cancer for a long time. Speaking about his death, Carlos Menocal said Alvaro was discharged from hospital a week and a half ago and was very ill. There is no doubt that Alvaro received the best possible treatment for the disease, but unfortunately he could not survive and succumbed to the dreaded disease. Now the news of his passing has been spread all over the internet and has become a cause of sadness for many. Tributes poured in for the former president.

Who was Alvaro Colom?

Alvaro Colom ruled the Central American country from 2008 to 2012. He was reportedly a soft-spoken politician. Besides being a politician, he was also a textile businessman. In 2007, Colom became Guatemala’s first leftist president after defeating former army intelligence chief Otto Perez Molina. We should also mention that he became the first leftist president since the end of the civil war in the country in 1996.

Taking to Twitter, current President Alejandro Giammattei expressed his heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. He further wrote that God comforts them in the face of such an irreparable loss. Alejandro wasn’t the only person to come forward and express his sincere respects to the late president. Several personalities expressed their sincere respect after learning of his disappearance.

It is reported that Colom was arrested in 2018 in connection with a local corruption investigation involving buses purchased under his administration for a major public transportation program. Additionally, Colom is said to have been in protective custody at home awaiting trial when he died. Needless to say, his sudden death has become one of the most talked about topics right now. Everyone seems to pay their respects and offer their condolences to his family. Stay tuned to Social Telecast for more updates and the latest news.

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