The Maduro government refused to invite standard, professional election observation groups to monitor Sunday’s balloting. Instead a previously unknown group, CEELA, showed up to praise the process. Who are they?
Peru’s president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, reshuffled his cabinet after the opposition-controlled Congress passed a vote of no confidence. Meanwhile, Odebrecht-related corruption scandals continue to bloom in the country.
La corrupción cobra con fuerza la confianza de los ciudadanos y apunta hacia el ocaso de la administración pública basada en las buenas prácticas de ética, transparencia y responsabilidad en el uso de los recursos. ¿Qué hacer para revertir la tendencia?
In short order the Guatemalan Congress passed a series of laws to protect criminals, including the president and his family. While some political leaders are having second thoughts, the U.S. is considering sanctions.
As President Morales and the political class join forces to undermine investigators and the judicial processes currently underway, the role of citizens will prove crucial in tilting the balance in favor of justice and the continued fight against impunity.