Month: February 2017

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Head of Guatemala’s CICIG Responds to Smear Campaign

Recent rumours on social media disparaging the head of Guatemala have been attributed to dismantled criminal networks attempting to discredit the work of the anti-impunity. Iván Velásquez gave an interview to CNN en Espanol on February 10, to which he stated that rumours are nothing more than a smear campaign. One of the rumours circulating […]

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Vice President of Venezuela Is Highest Ranking Official Accused of Drug Trafficking

A recent decision by the United Stated to sanction Vice President Tareck El Aissami makes him the highest-ranking official to be accused of drug-trafficking under President Nicolas Maduro’s Government. Sanctions were announced on February 13 by the Treasury Department. The allegations state that the El Aissami had control over the planes that left a Venezuelan […]

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FARC Guerrillas Demobilise, Although Militias Remain in Field

The Government’s High Commissioner for Peace recently tweeted that 5,784 members of the FARC network had agreed to enter the Transitory Hamlet Zones for Normalisation, as well as detailing camps where members of the guerrilla faction will surrender their weapons under the scrutiny of the United Nations. However, it is estimated that the total number […]

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