Thursday, September 3, 2015

Corruption and a Political Mess in Guatemala

The political situation in Guatemala is just the latest cautionary tale about the way corruption can make a mess of things. A retired general ran on the promise to fix corruption, but now faces arrest after prosecutors suspect he was in the middle of a customs bribery scheme as president and the legislature voted to take away his immunity from prosecution. The legislature will be meeting today to name an interim president.

At Reuters:

At Guardian: