U.S. blacklists Guatemalan lawmaker Boris España Cáceres for corruption

The United States on Thursday banned Guatemalan lawmaker Boris España Cáceres and his immediate family from entering the U.S. due to “his involvement in significant corruption,” the State Department said. The sanctions stem from alleged bribery and “interfering with public processes” in ways that undermined the stability of Guatemala’s democratic government, State Department spokesperson Ned… Read More U.S. blacklists Guatemalan lawmaker Boris España Cáceres for corruption

U.S. slams sanctions on Guatemalan officials for corruption

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on a member of Guatemala’s Congress and a former presidential chief of staff in the country over alleged corruption, as Washington presses a number of Central American governments to crack down on graft. The move was announced hours before U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris was due to meet… Read More U.S. slams sanctions on Guatemalan officials for corruption