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  • Guatemalan Court Blocks Probe Into UN-backed Commission

    Guatemala’s Constitutional Court on Monday ordered an injunction to stop an allegedly politically-motivated investigation into the UN-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), Al Jazeera reported.  

  • Report: Guatemala ‘’Captured’’ by Corruption

    Guatemala is ’’captured’’ by corruption, says a report the UN Commission compiled after a 12 years-long presence in the country that ends soon since President Jimmy Morales has refused to extend its mandate.

  • Guatemala Expels UN Anti-Corruption Panel

    The Guatemalan government said Monday it is withdrawing from a United Nations-backed anti-corruption commission that has been investigating the country’s President Jimmy Morales and gave the body’s staff 24 hours to leave the country.

  • Guatemalan Government Removes Corruption Investigators

    The Guatemalan government removed 11 police investigators from the country’s anti-corruption body on Tuesday, which interpreted the move as an attempt to impede investigations implicating high-ranking politicians and their relatives.

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