Category: Impunity

Brazil Corruption Impunity Organized Crime Writing

Brazil Ex-President to Be Jailed After Losing Another Judicial Battle

Brazil’s highest court has rejected Lula’s petition to stay out of jail while fighting against corruption conviction.

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Public Outcry Forces Guatemala Congress to Backtrack on ‘Impunity Pact’

Guatemala’s congress is backtracking on an attempt to weaken anti-corruption efforts following massive public outcry and a rapid response by the country’s highest court, indicating that while international pressure has not seemed to deter corrupt political elites from attempting to shield themselves, widespread domestic outrage might.