HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Guatemala
Costa Rica
Indices
Overall Score:
23 out of 100
Rank:
154 out of 180
Overall Score:
2,86 out of 10
Rank:
45 out of 141
Overall Score:
64 out of 100
Overall Score:
0,44 out of 1
Rank:
111 out of 142
Overall Score:
92 out of 150
Rank:
56 out of 140
Overall Score:
5,38 out of 10
Rank:
78 out of 119
Overall Score:
55 out of 100
Rank:
45 out of 180
Overall Score:
6,76 out of 10
Rank:
105 out of 141
Overall Score:
63 out of 100
Overall Score:
0,68 out of 1
Rank:
29 out of 142
Overall Score:
71 out of 150
Rank:
100 out of 140
Overall Score:
7,51 out of 10
Rank:
30 out of 119
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
OECD
OAS
Guatemala
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2006.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2001.
Costa Rica
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2017.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 2 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
Main Legislation
Guatemala

1. Penal Code: Articles 358, 418, 439-444
(Código Penal: Artículos 358, 418, 439-444), (Spanish);

2. Law on Civil Service: Articles 64-66, 74
(Ley de Servicio Civil: Artículos 64-66, 74), (Spanish);

3. Law on Probity and Responsibilities of Public Officials and Civil Servants
(Ley De Probidad Y Responsabilidades De Funcionarios Y Empleados Publicos), (Spanish);

4. Law against Corruption
(Ley Contra la Corrupción), (Spanish).

Costa Rica
  1. Criminal Code: Articles 324, 338, 347-355
    (Ley 4573, Código Penal: Artículos 324, 338, 347-355), (Spanish);

  2. Law No. 8422 «On Countering Corruption and Illicit Enrichment in Civil Service»
    (Ley 8422 contra la corrupción y el enriquecimeinto ilícito en la función pública), (Spanish);

  3. Law No. 9699 «On Liability of Legal Persons for Bribery, Transnational Bribery and other Crimes»
    (Ley 9699 Responsabilidad de las personas jurídicas sobre cohechos domésticos, soborno transnacional y otros delitos), (Spanish);

  4. Law No. 10437 «On Protecting of Whistleblowers and Witnesses of Corruption against Retaliation in the Workplace»
    (Ley 10437 de protección de las personas denunciantes y testigos de actos de corrupción contra represalias laborales), (Spanish).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Guatemala

1. Public Prosecutor's Office
(Ministerio Público), (Spanish);

2. Presidential Commission Against Corruption
(Comisión Presidencial Contra la Corrupción), (Spanish);

3. Special Prosecutor's Office against Impunity
(Fiscalía Especial contra la Impunidad), (Spanish).

Costa Rica
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of Costa Rica
    (Procuraduría General de la República de Costa Rica), (Spanish).

 

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