All About Judicial Reform

ELITES AND CRIME / 25 AUG 2015

Guatemala is in upheaval: former vice president Roxana Baldetti is behind bars; President Otto Perez Molina is facing persistent calls to resign. Why is this all happening now? Here are…

JUDICIAL REFORM / 29 JUL 2015

The Mexican Senate is looking at ways to improve the nation's ability to seize assets from organized criminal groups, as the justice system has proved largely unable to do…

ELITES AND CRIME / 17 JUL 2015

A new report details the sweeping extent to which organized crime and interest groups have infiltrated Guatemalan politics.

HONDURAS / 14 JUL 2015

Prosecutors in Honduras have launched a scathing broadside against the state's inability to protect witnesses in criminal cases -- a key but often overlooked factor contributing to the sky-high impunity…

ELITES AND CRIME / 10 JUL 2015

Another scandal involving people close to Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina has surfaced, calling attention not just to the president but deep-seated corruption issues within Guatemala's political system.  …

HONDURAS / 9 JUN 2015

Anti-corruption protestors in Honduras have called for the United Nations to establish an anti-impunity commission similar to the CICIG in neighboring Guatemala, raising questions as to how realistic and effective…

JUDICIAL REFORM / 21 MAY 2015

Overcrowding in Mexico City's prisons has fallen by 69 percent over the last four months thanks to reforms in the criminal justice system that could offer a solution for other…

GUATEMALA / 1 MAY 2015

President Otto Perez Molina extended the CICIG's mandate in Guatemala against his will, as a desperate measure to alleviate a political crisis, and to hold off critics and accusations against…

ELITES AND CRIME / 23 APR 2015

Guatemala's president has announced that he will seek to renew the mandate of a United Nations-backed anti-impunity body, extending the lifespan of a controversial effort that, despite several important achievements,…

ARGENTINA / 16 APR 2015

Authorities in Argentina have granted reduced prison sentences to 18 members of criminal group the Monos, raising the regional debate over whether justice is best served by working with or…

BOLIVIA / 6 APR 2015

Bolivia's firing of seven state prosecutors and a recent UN report lambasting corruption in the justice system highlights an institutional weakness that is increasing Bolivia's vulnerability to transnational organized crime.

JUDICIAL REFORM / 30 MAR 2015

Two investigators recently sat down to discuss Mexico's ongoing judicial reforms, highlighting several shortcomings related to juvenile detention and police procedures that threaten to undermine new policies set to be…

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