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News Guatemala: Why Is Trump Tacitly Supporting Corruption in Guatemala?

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/opinion/trump-corruption-guatemala.html
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Protesters in Guatemala this month held balloons with an image mocking President Jimmy Morales.CreditCreditJohan Ordonez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images When President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala a...

News Guatemala: 4 Consequences of Morales’ War With the CICIG in Guatemala

News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/analysis/4-consequences-morales-war-cicig-guatemala/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales’ decision not to renew the mandate of the CICIG and to block reentry into the country of its leader, Commissioner Iván Velásquez, is already starting to have conseque...

News Guatemala: Guatemala says anti-corruption chief will not return despite court ruling

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/guatemala-says-anti-corruption-chief-not-return-despite-032535812.html
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's government, appearing to defy an order by a top court, said on Monday it would not permit the leader of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body to return to the count...

News Guatemala: U.N. to send deputy to Guatemala as anti-graft leader remains banned

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-guatemala-politics/u-n-to-send-deputy-to-guatemala-as-anti-graft-leader-remains-banned-idUSKCN1M003W
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

GUATEMALA CITY/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Wednesday that it would send an assistant director to lead its anti-graft mission in Guatemala as the group’s chief remains banned ...

News Guatemala: Guatemala's top court orders return of UN anti-corruption chief

News source: https://www.dw.com/en/guatemalas-top-court-orders-return-of-un-anti-corruption-chief/a-45514657
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales expelled the head of the UN body, citing "security reasons." The official is known for leading an anti-corruption commission that successfully prosecuted top politic...

News Guatemala: Guatemala: Thousands demand President Jimmy Morales resign

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/guatemala-thousands-demand-president-jimmy-morales-resign-180920214112050.html
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Santa Cruz del Quiche - Thousands took to the streets in several major cities and small towns in Guatemala on Thursday, demanding the resignation of dozens of legislators and officials, including Pres...

News Guatemala: UN backs anti-graft investigator in standoff with Guatemala

News source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/09/19/un-backs-anti-graft-investigator-in-standoff-with-guatemala.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

GUATEMALA CITY – U.N. Secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Wednesday rejected a request by Guatemala's government to name a new head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the Central Ameri...

News Guatemala: Guatemala court rules for return of chief of anti-graft body

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/guatemala-court-rules-return-chief-anti-graft-body-034215170.html
Publicated on: Sunday 16 September 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's constitutional court on Sunday made a provisional ruling by a unanimous vote to allow the chief of a United Nations-backed anti-graft body to return to the count...

News Guatemala: In a blow against impunity, Guatemala's top court rules in favor of the return of UN anti-corruption commissioner

News source: https://globalvoices.org/2018/09/17/in-a-blow-against-impunity-guatemalas-top-court-rules-in-favor-of-the-return-of-un-anti-corruption-commissioner/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

The next 48 hours will be crucial for Guatemalan democracy. In a unanimous decision, the Constitutional Court of Guatemala ordered the government to allow Colombian jurist Ivan Velasquez to return to ...

News Guatemala: PriceSmart Announces Property Acquisition and Development Plans for Guatemala

News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pricesmart-announces-property-acquisition-development-120000572.html
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) today announced that on September 18, 2018, it acquired 8,200 square meters of land in Guatemala upon which the Company plans to ...

News Guatemala: Guatemala govt bars anti-graft chief, defying court ruling

News source: https://www.wral.com/guatemala-govt-bars-anti-graft-chief-defying-court-ruling/17850864/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

GUATEMALA CITY — The government on Monday defied a ruling by Guatemala's top court to allow the return of the man who heads a U.N.-backed anti-corruption commission, with officials arguing they have t...