The Case for an International Anti-Corruption Court

By Claudia Escobar Mejia

In Central America's Northern Triangle, Biden’s best intentions aren’t enough to stop corruption.

The United States is giving the countries of the Northern Triangle high level diplomatic attention at a critical time. It may not be enough. In El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, the judiciary is under assault by a cabal of corrupt national leaders, human rights violators, drug dealers and influential economic sectors. U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, who visited Mexico and Guatemala last week, has called corruption a “root cause” of the migration crisis and USAID Administrator Samantha Power, who is currently travelling in the region, says that corruption is a “key area of...

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