The quetzal (locally [keˈtsal]; code: GTQ) is the currency of Guatemala, named after the national bird of Guatemala, the resplendent quetzal. In ancient Mayan culture, the quetzal bird's tail feathers were used as currency. It is divided into 100 centavos or lenes in Guatemalan slang. The plural is quetzales.
Guatemala will soon elect a new attorney general. The first filter is the postulation commission, made up mainly of the deans of Guatemala's 12 law schools. But questions have emerged around them, the legitimacy of the universities they represent and pressures imposed by political interests and organized crime groups.