Category: Impunity

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Honduras Court Ruling Could Undermine Anti-Graft Body

The ruling gives the public appearance of protecting Honduras’ anti-graft body, but in reality, it threatens to weaken its power to move cases forward.

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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.