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The Amazing Case That Proved Latin America's Crackdown on Corruption Is For Real

February 01, 2016

This article is adapted from our 1st print issue of 2016. For a look at our Top 5 Corruption Busters special feature, click here.

Guatemala? Really?

I confess — that was my reaction when Guatemala went further than any other country in the anticorruption crackdown now sweeping Latin America.

It’s one thing for Brazil or Chile, with a longer history of strong institutions, to investigate the powerful and put them in jail. But Guatemala? A country that just 20 years ago...

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