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Guatemala: bishops criticize president for firing anti-corruption official

August 29, 2017

President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala has fired a member of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala—prompting criticism from the nation’s bishops.

“The struggle against corruption and impunity constitutes a need that cannot be put off and an urgent task for the Guatemalan state,” the bishops said in a statement. They added that “impunity and corrupt individuals emerge as the beneficiaries” of the firing.

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