Constitutional court blocks attempt by Jimmy Morales to expel the head of unit investigating campaign financing

Guatemala’s constitutional court on Sunday suspended an order by President Jimmy Morales to expel the head of an influential UN unit investigating campaign financing, setting the stage for political instability in the Central American nation.

The court also said the foreign, defense and interior ministers should not participate in removing from the country Ivan Velasquez, head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG).

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