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Opinion Guatemalan authorities fear truth. So they arrested José Rubén Zamora.

José Rubén Zamora, founder of El Periódico, was arrested last week in Guatemala. Ruben Navarrette: In Guatemala, truth is hard to find; in a country rife with corruption and impunity. He says Mr. Zamora's arrest is only the latest and most brazen example of the government’s assaults on press freedom. He has been on a hunger strike to protest his persecution, once again demonstrating his courage, he says. The world must speak up on his behalf, he writes; if Guatemala wants to retain any semblance of democratic legitimacy, he must be released. In 2008, he was drugged, abducted, robbed, beaten and left for dead.