Region: Guatemala

Guatemala’s new president pledges to crack down on corruption

Former comedian Jimmy Morales’s anti-corruption agenda propelled him to a storming victory in Guatemala’s presidential elections in October, but experts say he will need to back up his rhetoric by implementing legislative reforms.

02 November 2015

Anti-corruption authority to tackle graft issues in Honduras

The Organisation of American States, a regional organisation that includes countries such as the US, Guatemala and Brazil, will create an anti-corruption body in Honduras, after the country’s citizens demanded one, according to reports.

30 September 2015

DoJ points to sectors most vulnerable to corruption in LatAm

Evidence from investigations around Latin America suggests that the extractive, utilities and health sectors are among those most vulnerable to corruption, says James Koukios, senior deputy chief of the fraud section in the criminal division of the US Department of Justice.

17 October 2014

Two weeks to go until São Paulo Anti-Corruption Conference

Only two weeks to go until Latin Lawyer and GIR’s 2nd Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations Conference, which takes place on Thursday 16 October at the Tivoli Hotel in São Paulo.

29 September 2014

Arnold & Porter lawyer opens DC arbitration boutique

Latin American specialist Margarita Sánchez, a former associate at Arnold & Porter, has opened an arbitration and anti-corruption boutique in Washington, DC. By Leo Szolnoki.

12 June 2014

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