GUATEMALA ARRESTS ANTI-CORRUPTION OFFICIALS AMID BREWING POLITICAL CRISIS

On 16 February, Reuters reported that the Guatemalan Prosecutor’s Office confirmed the arrest of 2 assistant prosecutors from the Special Prosecutor’s Office against Impunity (FECI), the latest in a string of detentions of anti-corruption officials.  Both were involved in uncovering a corruption plot between lawyers, politicians and businessmen to elect judges, and authorities say arrest warrants are pending against 2 more assistant prosecutors involved in that case.

https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/guatemala-arrests-anti-corruption-officials-amid-brewing-political-crisis-2022-02-16

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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