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Guest Post: Ríos Montt Plays a Risky Defense Game

Guatemala Guest Post: Ríos Montt Plays a Risky Defense Game

This is a guest post by Natalie Kitroeff, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. Without fanfare, or...

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Pulling Guatemala Back from the Brink

Colombia Guatemala Mexico Pulling Guatemala Back from the Brink

For a place that many have already labeled a failed state, the recent advances in security are a ray of hope. A committed Attorney General and external commission have shown that it is possible to make inroads combating organized crime and Guatemala’s pervasive culture of impunity. But to sustain and further these small islands of progress, other branches of government and citizens more generally will have to do their part.

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