Reuters exclusively reports minister says U.S. backing for Guatemala drug cartel fight key to ending graft - Reuters News Agency
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Reuters exclusively reports minister says U.S. backing for Guatemala drug cartel fight key to ending graft

Reuters exclusively reported that Guatemala has asked the United States for support in fighting drug cartel money-laundering that the Central American country sees as a key source of corruption, as Washington ramps up a focus on graft in the region. Foreign Minister Pedro Brolo said a department in President Alejandro Giammattei’s office that had U.S. support was fighting corruption in the executive branch, and that the government had identified that funds from drug traffickers were a key driver of graft.

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Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Business & Finance
Regions: Americas
Countries: Guatemala
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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