The mandate of the Support Mission Against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH)—the country’s weak but mildly successful anti-graft commission—is set to expire on January 19. Two scenarios emerge, none will result in the strengthening of the MACCIH.
Last week’s massive protests in Ecuador marked a turning point for Moreno, who now faces his biggest political challenge yet: build consensus to save his presidency and save Ecuador from a return of populist leadership.
Conservative Alejandro Giammattei was elected Guatemala’s new president in a second-round vote last Sunday. With minimum support in Congress and low voter turn, his presidency seems to offer more politics as usual, leaving much-needed reform out of the near future to solve Guatemala’s most pressing issues.