Guatemalan Business Leader Murdered

Khalil Musa, 74, was the owner of the Lacetex S.A., a textile company and former director of business associations in Guatemala.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The businessman was attacked by motorists while he was in a vehicle with his daughter, who also died in the incident.

Musa integrated the board of directors of the Chamber of Industry between 1991 and 1995 and he also formed part of the board of directors of the National Coffee Association and the Association of Exporters of Guatemala.

According to a report in, “representatives of business organizations expressed their dismay and condemned the actions. Former Interior Minister and entrepreneur, Carlos Vielman, lamented the loss and stated that he had known Musa for 20 years as an active member of the Guatemalan Chamber of Industry.

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