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U.S. condemns the removal of Guatemala’s anti-corruption prosecutor

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, condemned on Sunday the dismissal of the anti-corruption prosecutor of Guatemala, Juan Francisco Sandoval, a measure that, in his opinion, strengthens "impunity" in the Central American country.

In a tweet, the U.S. foreign minister expressed his support for Sandoval, the main bastion of the anti-corruption fight in Guatemala during the last three years, removed from his post on Friday by the head of the Public Prosecutor's Office, Consuelo Porras.

"We stand with the people of Guatemala and with prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval, whom I recognized . . .

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