Category: Impunity

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Mexico Still Struggling to Combat Money Laundering: Reports

Several recent government reports show that Mexico continues to struggle with combating money laundering, a longstanding problem exacerbated by a lack of political will and an overemphasis on militarized responses to crime.

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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.