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InSight Crime Podcast | The Presidents’ Judge

If you ever met the Colombian judge Ivan Velasquez, you would not think he is the giant-slayer that he...
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The CICIG Head’s Rocky Road Out of Guatemala: A Timeline

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales' decision not to renew the mandate of the United Nations-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (Comisión...
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Ambiguous US Response Leaves Guatemala Justice in Limbo

Mixed messages from Washington have left the door open for Guatemala President Jimmy Morales to strengthen his fight against the institutions investigating him for...
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Guatemala Authorities Bar Entry to CICIG Commissioner

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales announced that he has decided to “prohibit the entry of Mr. Iván Velásquez Gómez into Guatemalan territory” and asked the...
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Nicaragua Becoming Regional Safe Haven for LatAm Fugitives

The recent granting of political asylum in Nicaragua to a fugitive from Guatemala is the latest sign that the Central American nation is becoming a regional safe...
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Guatemala President Announces End of CICIG’s Mandate

In a bold move that may further stoke tension in his Central American nation, Guatemala President Jimmy Morales has announced that he will not renew the mandate for...
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All Hands on Deck to Hide Jimmy Morales’ ‘Ghost Flight’

President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala has many public enemies, but there is one who costs him more sleep at night than the others: CICIG Commissioner Iván...
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Guatemala Powerbroker Withdraws US Asylum Plea To Face Criminal Charges

A longtime powerbroker in Guatemala has withdrawn his plea for asylum in the United States and will instead be deported to face criminal charges related to the...
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InSight Crime Podcast: The Good Student

In this week's podcast, we finish our series on illegal campaign financing in Guatemala, focusing on current President Jimmy...