Vision with Values

Vision with Values (Spanish: Visión con Valores, ViVa) is a political party in Guatemala.

Vision with Values
Visión con Valores
Founded20 January 2007
IdeologyChristian right[1][2][3][4]
Rhine capitalism[5]
Political positionCentre-right to right-wing[5]
Seats in Congress
7 / 160


The party was established on 20 January 2007 by Harold Caballeros. It contested the 2011 general elections in alliance with Encuentro por Guatemala, nominating nominated Caballeros as its presidential candidate; Suger finished fifth in a field of ten candidates with 6% of the vote. In the Congressional elections the parties won six of the 158 seats.[6]

After the alliance with Encuentro por Guatemala ended, the party contested the elections in 2015 alone with Zury Ríos, the daughter of general and military dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, as its presidential candidate. Together with vice-presidential candidate Juan Luis Mirón, she received 6% of the vote. In the congressional elections the party received 4% of the vote and won five seats. In April 2019 congressional candidate Julio Rosales, who stood for a seat in Retalhuleu, was dismissed from the party after an arrest warrant from the Texas District Court concerning the production and distribution of heroin, was executed in Guatemala City.[7]

In 2019 the party nominated Isaac Farchi as its presidential candidate. His campaign focused on corruption and security issues in Guatemala, naming Israel as a positive role model for the latter.[8] He received about 6% of the vote. In the legislative elections the party increased its vote share slightly to 4.7%, winning seven seats. After the elections the party supported the agenda of President Alejandro Giammattei and supported the election of Shirley Rivera for President of the Congress in October 2021.[9]

Election resultsEdit


Election Candidate First round Second round Status
President Vice President Votes % Votes %
2011 Harold Caballeros Efraín Medina 277,365 6.23 (#5) [a] Lost
2015 Zury Ríos Juan Luis Mirón 286,730 5.97 (#5) Lost
2019 Isaac Farchi Ricardo Flores Asturias 259,616 5.93 (#6) Lost
2023 Armando Castillo Édgar Grisolia TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD


Election Votes % Seats +/– Status
2011 345,709 7.88 (#6) [a]
6 / 158
  6 Opposition
2015 168,707 3.70 (#11)
5 / 158
  1 External support
2019 189,467 4.70 (#7)
7 / 160
  2 External support
2023 TBD TBD
0 / 160


  1. ^ a b In alliance with the EG.


  1. ^ "Evangelicals in Guatemala on verge of 'legalising homophobia'". open Democracy. 13 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Guatemala increases punishment for abortions and bans same-sex marriage". The Guardian. 9 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Guatemalan Women Face Up to 10 Years in Prison Under New Abortion Law". The New York Times. 9 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Guatemala Congress ramps up prison sentence for abortion, bans gay marriage". France24. 9 March 2022.
  5. ^ a b Casalprim, Eva (July 2015). "Guatemala: Political parties" (PDF). European Parliament. European Parliamentary Research Service. Retrieved 18 September 2022.
  6. ^ Elections held in 2011 IPU
  7. ^ "Capturan a candidato a diputado requerido en Texas por narcotráfico". Prensa Libre (in Spanish). 22 April 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2023.
  8. ^ "Isaac Farchi: "Queremos darle al país una nueva oportunidad"". Prensa Libre (in Spanish). 3 April 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  9. ^ "Oficialismo seguirá al frente del Congreso con Shirley Rivera como presidenta de la Junta Directiva 2022". Prensa Libre (in Spanish). 18 October 2021. Retrieved 4 October 2022.

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