After 78 Killings, a Honduran Drug Lord Partners With the U.S.

Devis Leonel Rivera Maradiaga led a brutal drug gang that ferried tons of cocaine north. Then he approached the Drug Enforcement Administration for a deal. Source: World

Protests Erupt in Guatemala Over Laws to Dilute Antigraft Campaign

As students and businesspeople take to the streets, judges suspend legislation that would have gutted campaign finance rules and freed many criminals. Source: World

Park Geun-hye, Ousted South Korean Leader, Leaves Presidential Palace

Ms. Park, the first South Korean leader to be forced out of office in response to popular pressure in nearly 60 years, said she would “bear with me all the consequences.” Source: World

Corruption Scandals With Brazilian Roots Cascade Across Latin America

Years of investigations have resulted in 77 Brazilian Odebrecht executives signing plea deals, and now officials across the region are facing legal trouble. Source: World

Romania Reverses Decision to Weaken Corruption Law

The move was a remarkable and rapid turnaround for a government that had shown every sign of holding firm against five days of mass protests. Source: World