Author: Daria Zellmer


Guatemalan protests force president’s arrest

Guatemala’s public protests achieved their desired goal on Sept. 1., when the Guatemalan congress lifted President Otto Perez Molina’s immunity against charges of corruption. This 132-0 unanimous vote marks the first time a Guatemalan president has lost immunity. On April 16, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), a […]