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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...
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Arrest in Cáceres Case One Piece of Larger Corruption Network in Honduras

The recent arrest of one of the alleged intellectual authors of the murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Cáceres in Honduras is a sign of progress in...
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Honduras Sacrifices Allies for Legitimacy With Arrest of Former First Lady

The arrest of the former first lady of Honduras is another nail in the coffin for the Lobo family, the scapegoat of Honduras’ elites, as President Juan Orlando...
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Berta Cáceres Murder Unveiled Network of Impunity for Honduras Elites

Honduras’ failure to resolve the murder of renowned environmental rights and indigenous activist Berta Cáceres two years on paints a dire picture of the state...
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Report Highlights Need for Independent Anti-Graft Body in Honduras

A new report says that an anti-graft body in Honduras has secured prosecutions in only a small fraction of the cases it has investigated in recent years,...
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Corruption Survey Shows Latin America Still Struggling to Tackle Graft

A new survey says that despite some advances made in recent years, Latin America and the Caribbean continue to score poorly for corruption, underscoring ongoing...