What Latin America Can Learn From Guatemala
Corrupt governments have plagued Latin American countries for decades, and this year has been no different. But can Guatemala's success help others?By Karen Rodriguez | September 9, 2015
Corrupt governments have plagued Latin American countries for decades, and this year has been no different. Massive protests in some Latin American countries show people are fed up with officials not being held accountable for illegal activity.
But, in Guatemala, there might be a light at the end of the tunnel.
After thousands peacefully protested for months in the streets of Guatemala City, former Vice President Roxana Baldetti and former president Otto Pérez Molina were arrested and charged for running a ring dubbed "La Línea," which defrauded the country's customs to the tune of millions of dollars. (Videos via Prensa Libre, Ministerio Público, Univision)