Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Guatemala Constitutional Court

  • A Constitutional Crisis in Guatemala?

    –Carlos Arturo Villagrán Sandoval, Melbourne Law School On August 29th 2017, the Guatemalan Constitutional Court declared without effect a Presidential declaration that expelled the Commissioner of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG in the Spanish acronym). The events leading to this judgment consisted of a series of twists and turns, like those you may find in a Latin American “telenovela”.