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Can El Salvador's New Anti-Corruption Commission Deliver?

September 12, 2019

Part of a continuing series on Latin America's crackdown on corruption.

On Sept. 6, El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele announced an agreement with the Organization of American States (OAS) to create the International Commission against Corruption and Impunity in El Salvador (CICIES). On paper, the accord fulfills a popular campaign promise by Bukele to create a Salvadoran version of the body’s celebrated counterpart in Guatemala known as CICIG. CICIES is part of Bukele’s desire to...

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