Selected Items From the National Intelligence Daily
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Eaoopttone lo lha nbove reelrletrona mual to approval By ihe orhpnator.
GUATEMALA: Runoff Election Scheduled
Presidential candidates of lhe two ma(or centrist parlies,unated Ine elections last Sunday, are preparingunoffecernVirKio Ccezo of IheCfirlaiian OemocraKc Pan/ wonerceni ol the vote, while Jorge Carplo of the National Centrlsi Union receivedercent. I
preliminary results from the district races inoicale the Christian
Democrats are headingajo-ity In tne congress.
Comment, me smoolh handling of tho first round strengthens cnancesuccesslui runoff, which will be preceded by political norsetrading as the Iwo froni-runners scramble for support from me loseis. Cereio probably will gain Ihe backing of the other centrisi parties Meanwhile, lhe poor showing of nghtial parties underscores Ihe decline In ihelr pcgMaf ly since (he Constituent Assembly elections lasl July.rOriginal document.