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.

Central America Corruption Criminal Justice Guatemala Impunity Writing

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.