March 2022, The Growing Context of Corruption and Impunity

During the first quarter of 2022, several former justice officials have been arrested, including Leyly Santizo, former employee of the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG), and Siomara Sosa, former prosecutor of the  Special Prosecutor's Office against Impunity (FECI). According to the Attorney General’s Office (MP), this is part of an [...]

2022-03-30T09:35:37-04:00March 30th, 2022|Human security, Truth, justice & impunity|

Guatemala: A Fragile Rule of Law

(Photo taken during recent manifestations in the capital. Sign reads: No danger, killer state. Gendri Reyes: leave your position now. Alejandro Giammattei: Stop lying. Consuelo Porras: stop surveilling!)  By: María Reyes The independence and impartiality of Guatemala's justice system have been in decline since the UN-backed International Commission against Impunity [...]

2021-10-26T09:58:51-04:00October 26th, 2021|Truth, justice & impunity|

Un Estado de Derecho Frágil

Por: María Reyes La independencia e imparcialidad del sistema de justicia en Guatemala han estado en declive desde que la Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad (CICIG), respaldada por la ONU, fue desmantelada lentamente y, en 2019, expulsada del país. Uno de los bastiones que existían de la lucha contra la [...]

2021-10-26T09:42:34-04:00October 26th, 2021|Espanol, Truth, justice & impunity|

Guatemala’s National Strike Demands and End to Corruption and Impunity

Guatemala’s National Strike Demands and End to Corruption and Impunity: The week before Guatemala's General Elections sees Hundreds of Thousands of Guatemalans in the Streets August 28, 2015 By Lisa Rankin and Jackie McVicar, BTS Staff Guatemala City & Tatamagouche Thousands of Guatemalans gather in the Central Plaza during [...]

2021-04-12T11:21:01-04:00August 28th, 2015|Current Events in Guate, General blog|

Minister of Foreign Affairs: Urge Guatemala to Renew the Mandate of the International Coalition Against Impunity in Guatemala – CICIG See Plaza Publica article (in Spanish) about the continuation of CICIG here. Guatemalans outside of the Presidential Palace asking for the CICIG mandate to be renewed. Photo: Plaza Publica

2021-07-05T10:40:45-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Current Events in Guate, General blog, Signed Letters|
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