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State Department adds 7 to Section 353 List

United States Announces Actions Against Seven Central American Officials for Undermining Democracy and Obstructing Investigations into Acts of Corruption PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 20, 2021Share The United States is committed to supporting the people of northern Central America by fortifying democracy, rule of law, and […]

Hondurans in Section 353 Report

Gustavo Alberto Perez, current congressional representative, has engaged in significant corruption.  He was indicted in the Arca Abierta MACCIH-investigated corruption case for embezzling $800,000 from various government agencies. Marco Antonio Bogran Corrales, former director of INVEST-H, engaged in significant corruption by misappropriating public funds during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rosa Elena Bonilla de Lobo, former first lady, engaged […]

Guatemalans in Section 353 Report

Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara, former Guatemalan Presidential Chief of Staff, engaged in significant corruption by facilitating payments to congressional representatives and judges on Guatemala’s Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) in order to inappropriately influence the judicial selection process for magistrates to the CSJ and Court of Appeals and secure his future release from prison […]

El Salvadorans in Section 353 Report

Walter René Araujo Morales, former member and president of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, undermined democratic processes or institutions by calling for insurrection against the Legislative Assembly and repeatedly threatening political candidates. Pablo Salvador Anliker Infante, former Minister of Agriculture, engaged in significant corruption by misappropriating public funds for his personal benefit. Conan Tonathiu Castro Ramírez, current […]