Latin Americans took to the streets during 2015 to protest against a flurry of staggering corruption scandals across the region. But while they won some battles, it is still far from clear if they can win the war.
Candidate Jimmy Morales is a former TV comedian with little political experience and a manifesto that runs just six pages, but polls show he'll likely win the election as the country recovers from recent corruption scandal.
Ever since Guatemalans ousted and jailed their president in a corruption probe, Mexican observers have grown green with envy over their own country's political shortcomings.
Otto Perez Molina says he helped arrest Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in Guatemala in 1993, and that he turned down a bribe from the drug lord “because it went against my principles."
The week’s developments have exacerbated an already politically chaotic period for Guatemala as it speeds toward national elections that many voters are insisting be deferred.
Perez Molina's resignation is the culmination of a year-long investigation into a major tax fraud operation that is estimated to have stolen $120 million from the country.
After a unanimous vote to strip President Otto Pérez Molina of his immunity from prosecution, Guatemalans are celebrating but wary of the country’s history of impunity.
Guatemalan lawmakers voted unanimously to strip President Otto Perez Molina of his immunity from prosecution, clearing the way for charges in connection with a corruption scandal.
President Otto Perez Molina has had charges filed against him in Guatemala’s Supreme Court over his alleged role in a crime ring known as “La Linea.”
A Mexican telecom expert said in federal court that he was tapped by the Drug Enforcement Administration to help tap cartel plots.