Otto Perez Molina
A notorious Guatemalan prison 'king' was killed during a bloody riot
Byron Lima was convicted in 2001 for the murder of a prominent Catholic bishop three years before. While incarcerated he controlled drugs and the black market economy behind bars, allegedly with the support of the country's now disgraced ex-president.
New Charges: Guatemala's Imprisoned Ex-President Allegedly Received Millions in Bribes
Otto Perez Molina resigned from the presidency in September because of a massive customs scam. He is now back in court accused of dirty deals behind a major construction project involving a Spanish firm.
Guatemala Opens Corruption Probe Into Ex-Vice President's 'Magic Solution' for Pollution
Roxana Baldetti promised to solve the long-standing pollution problems of Lake Amatitlán with a mysterious chemical purchased for millions of dollars that turned out to be seawater.
The Year Latin Americans Got Angry About Corruption
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.
Former Comedian Wins Guatemala's Presidential Election
Jimmy Morales wins by a huge margin after running as an anti-corruption crusader, though some question whether he is really the political outsider he claims to be.