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The CICIG Head's Rocky Road Out of Guatemala: A Timeline

ELITES AND CRIME / 7 SEP 2018 BY FELIPE PUERTA EN

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales' decision not to renew the mandate of the United Nations-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (Comisión Internacional Contra la Impunidad en Guatemala – CICIG) and the decision to deny CICIG Commissioner Iván Velásquez’s re-entry into the country mark the latest chapter in a long battle between Morales and the anti-graft body.

Below are some of the most important events that have brought Guatemala to its current state of judicial limbo:

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