Guatemala's embattled president, by New York Times
A decade ago, corruption in Guatemala was regarded as an indomitable, institutionalized plague. It was possible to scrape off a few layers, but hopeless to try to root it out.
Now a team of dogged investigators and prosecutors is on the cusp of an astonishing feat: bringing down President Otto Pérez Molina, who stands accused of having played a leading role in a huge kickback scheme, according to an editorial.
Source: New York Times