Authorities in Guatemala were holding a member of a U.N.-sponsored anti-corruption commission in the capital’s airport on Sunday, refusing him entry to the country in an escalation of tensions between the government and the commission.
Colombian national Yilen Osorio was detained by Guatemalan immigration officials upon arrival at the airport Saturday afternoon. The move comes despite a court ruling that Guatemala must grant visas and entry to members of the commission known as CICIG, which has investigated top members of Guatemala’s government, as well as President Jimmy Morales’ son and his brother. They deny accusations of corruption.
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