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Fronting up to impunity: Can Guatemala do it alone?

In the wake of the far-reaching Odebrecht scancal that has rocked Latin America, it is clear that – despite efforts internationally to curtail its influence...
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Pope’s Peruvian visit illuminates Vatican scandal

In December 2017, Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski joined an ever-growing list of politicians found to have accepted bribes from scandal-plagued Brazilian construction conglomerate...
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Peru reels from a failed impeachment and a divisive pardon

Ever since Marcelo Odebrecht, the former CEO of Latin America’s largest construction company, confessed that his firm had paid US$788m in bribes in 12...
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2017 in Review: Latin America and the Caribbean

In this series of articles, 2017 in Review, we look back at the year in each region of the world. Here, our Editor, John...

Ecuador: Walking the tightrope between populism and neoliberalism

Latin America appears to be on the turn, with an electoral super-cycle looming on the horizon. Citizens of the region have often faced a polarising choice...

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