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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, illustrating the weakness of Honduran institutions when it comes to anti-corruption measures....

Weekly InSight: Organized Crime Influence in El Salvador Election

In our February 22 Facebook Live session, Senior Investigator Héctor Silva Ávalos and Senior Editor Mike LaSusa discussed...

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 shortcomings with...

Head of Honduras Anti-Graft Body Resigns, Claims Lack of OAS Support

The head of an international anti-corruption body in Honduras has resigned in protest of what he described as...

Guatemala Authorities, CICIG Target Yet Another Former President

The arrest in Guatemala of former President Álvaro Colom adds to the list of former heads of states facing corruption allegations in the Central American nation, underscoring the...

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