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Anger over corruption in Honduras and Guatemala

Friday, June 12, 2015

In Guatemala, angry citizens marched under pelting rain, undeterred. In Honduras, they carried torches at dusk. A wave of protests against corruption scandals that is sweeping across Latin America has reached Central America.

The presidents of Guatemala and Honduras face allegations that people close to them have conspired to siphon money from threadbare public health systems or maneuvered to cheat the state out of tax revenue.

Source: New York Times