Giammattei sworn in as Guatemalan president after delays

Guatemala's President-elect Alejandro Giammattei speaks during a news conference in Guatemala City

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala swore in President Alejandro Giammattei on Tuesday in a ceremony tainted by long delays blamed on outgoing officials maneuvering to avoid possible legal cases, a reminder of the deep levels of political corruption plaguing the country.

(Reporting by Sofia Menchu and Frank Jack Daniel; Editing by David Alire Garcia)