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AQ Corruption Busters Celebrate Successes, Urge Even Greater Progress

February 10, 2016

“He stole, but just a bit.”

“Corruption is just something we live with.”

Declarations such as these were once a common refrain in Latin America. But from Brazil to Guatemala, a historic crackdown on corruption is making the old tropes obsolete.

Leading this dramatic shift is a generation of courageous prosecutors and activists for whom a better catchphrase might be, “No one is above the law.” Four of these inspiring “corruption busters” were on hand on February 9 to celebrate the launch of Americas Quarterly's first issue of 2016, and take part in an...

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