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US Arrests Honduras Elite for Allegedly Laundering Corruption Proceeds

The US arrest of a man with family ties to one of Honduras’ largest government institutions is a clear sign of the limits to Washington’s leniency with its...
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Anti-Corruption Fight at Stake in Honduras Attorney General Selection

The selection process for the new attorney general in Honduras is already causing concern among civil society organizations due to a shortfall of candidates and the...
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Honduras Criminals Feed Migrants’ Growing Demand for Forged Documents

A network of identity traffickers in Honduras may have sold forged documents to hundreds of immigrants from other continents, taking advantage of the fact that...
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Honduras Finds Another Coca Farm in Organized Crime Stronghold

Authorities in Honduras recently discovered another coca farm in a traditional organized crime stronghold, further contributing to suspicions that criminal groups...
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Leaders Beset by Graft Scandals to Talk Corruption at Regional Summit

The 2018 Summit of the Americas will likely see many uncomfortable conversions between nervous politicians -- and perhaps a heavy dose of hypocrisy -- thanks to the...
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Unregulated Private Security Firms Fuel LatAm Crime, Violence: Report

A new report says that a lack of regulation of private security companies in Latin America is having negative impacts on security and at times facilitates criminal...
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Central America Elites Continue Onslaught Against Anti-Graft Commissions

Elites in Guatemala and Honduras are continuing their campaign to defang anti-corruption commissions in their respective countries with a series of new moves aimed...
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Latin America Falls Short on Anti-Crime Efforts: US State Department

An annual US report on international drug trafficking suggests that Latin America continues to struggle with developing effective strategies to combat drug...
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Northern Triangle Attorneys General Facing Setbacks in Fight Against Corruption

In just under two months, the president of Guatemala will appoint a new attorney general. Before the end of the year, the congresses of El Salvador and Honduras...