CICIG: legacy, challenges, and lessons for future anti-corruption mechanisms

By Tony Castellanos* Guatemala’s fragile security and justice systems experienced short-lived improvements in the fight against corruption and impunity. The International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG, by its Spanish acronym) was established after an agreement by the United Nations at the request of the Guatemalan government and eventually ratified by the legislature in the wake of a high-profile police scandal in 2007. Funded by … Continúa leyendo CICIG: legacy, challenges, and lessons for future anti-corruption mechanisms