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Guatemala’s Key Witness ‘Has More Songs than Juan Gabriel’

An important witness in Guatemala‘s expansive anti-corruption efforts appears to have given testimony leading to new advances in a number of cases, a reminder of the crucial role collaborating witnesses can play in organized crime investigations…

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Fmr Honduras President’s Son Pleads Guilty to US Drug Charges

The son of former Honduras president Porfirio Lobo Sosa has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in the United States, a move that could signal his willingness to provide information to US authorities in exchange for legal benefits…

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Plea Bargains in Brazil Corruption Case Generate Controversy

The massive corruption scandal rocking Brazil is generating new controversy over the use of plea bargains, which prosecutors claim have proven indispensable in taking down an expansive criminal network, while critics argue the deals allow offenders to skirt justice…

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