Campaign finance improprieties

Constitutional Court judges, from left, Gloria Porras, Dina Ochoa, Jose Francisco De Mata Vela, Bonerge Mejia and Neftaly Aldana Herrera, give a press conference in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Guatemala's highest court ruled Tuesday that President Jimmy Morales cannot expel the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission from the country. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
August 30, 2017 - 12:02 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — President Jimmy Morales faced a crossroads Wednesday after Guatemala's highest court ruled he could not expel the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission from the country. Morales cannot appeal Tuesday's decision by the Constitutional Court, and he now faces a separate legal...
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Constitutional Court President Jose Francisco de Mata Vela gives a press conference in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Guatemala's highest court ruled Tuesday that President Jimmy Morales cannot expel the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission from the country. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
August 29, 2017 - 7:54 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's highest court ruled Tuesday that President Jimmy Morales cannot expel the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission from the country. The president had issued his expulsion order for Ivan Velasquez early Sunday, two days after Velasquez and Guatemala's chief...
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A woman supporting Ivan Velasquez, commissioner of the U.N. International Commission Against Impunity, shouts at count-demonstrators across the street in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales stood firm on his decision to expel the Velasquez, after the U.N. commission announced on Friday it was seeking the removal of the president's immunity to pursue an investigation into campaign finance violations. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 28, 2017 - 12:44 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Two days after prosecutors announced they would seek to lift Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales' immunity, he ordered the expulsion of the head of a highly praised U.N. anti-corruption commission and plunged into a faceoff with the nation's top court and the international...
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A woman supporting Ivan Velasquez, commissioner of the U.N. International Commission Against Impunity, shouts at count-demonstrators across the street in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales stood firm on his decision to expel the Velasquez, after the U.N. commission announced on Friday it was seeking the removal of the president's immunity to pursue an investigation into campaign finance violations. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 28, 2017 - 12:03 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Two days after prosecutors announced they would seek to lift Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales' immunity, he ordered the expulsion of the head of a highly praised U.N. anti-corruption commission and plunged into a faceoff with the nation's top court and the international...
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People sit in a coffee shop where the television carries a previously recorded video of Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales speaking to the nation in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Morales repeated in the video he was expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign’s financing, even after the nation's top court granted a temporary injunction blocking the order. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 6:40 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he was expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign's financing — only to have the order blocked hours later by Guatemala's top court. A video posted on the government's Twitter site early...
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Demonstrators against President Jimmy Morales block the way to a man, who identified himself as messenger of the Foreign Ministry, at the main entrance of the the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling of Ivan Velasquez, the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 2:27 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he was expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign's financing — only to have the order blocked hours later by the country's top court. A video posted on the government's Twitter...
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Demonstrators against President Jimmy Morales block the way to a man, who identified himself as messenger of the Foreign Ministry, at the main entrance of the the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling of Ivan Velasquez, the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 1:03 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. A video posted on the government's Twitter site showed Morales declaring Ivan Velasquez "non grata" and...
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Demonstrators against President Jimmy Morales block the way to a man, who identified himself as messenger of the Foreign Ministry, at the main entrance of the the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling of Ivan Velasquez, the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 12:34 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. A video posted on the government's Twitter site showed Morales declaring Ivan Velasquez "non grata" and...
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A man holds up a campaign poster of Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales during a gathering to show support for the Commissioner of the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity, Ivan Velasquez in Guatemala City, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Velasquez and Guatemala's attorney general are calling for the removal of Morales' political immunity to investigate him for illicit electoral financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 11:59 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. A video posted on the government's Twitter site showed Morales declaring Ivan Velasquez "non grata" and...
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A man holds up a campaign poster of Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales during a gathering to show support for the Commissioner of the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity, Ivan Velasquez in Guatemala City, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Velasquez and Guatemala's attorney general are calling for the removal of Morales' political immunity to investigate him for illicit electoral financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 9:50 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. A video posted on the government's Twitter site showed Morales declaring Ivan Velasquez "non grata" and...
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