HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Guatemala
Nicaragua
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 139
Overall Score:
5,38 out of 10
Rank:
78 out of 119
Overall Score:
17 out of 100
Rank:
172 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,36 out of 1
Rank:
133 out of 140
Overall Score:
42 out of 100
Overall Score:
111 out of 150
Rank:
24 out of 139
Overall Score:
4,43 out of 10
Rank:
96 out of 119
International Cooperation
UN
OAS
UN
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.
Nicaragua
  • 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 1999.
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).

Nicaragua

1. Constitution: Article 130
(Constitución: Artículo 130), (Spanish), (English);

2. Criminal Code: Articles 281, 282, 445-450, 452, 453, 454, 456-459
(Código Penal: Artículos 281, 282, 445-450, 452, 453, 454, 456-459), (Spanish);

3. Civil Service Probity Law
(Ley de Probidad de Los Servidores Públicos), (Spanish);

4. Law on Amendments to Law No. 735, Law on the Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution of Organised Crime and on the Administration of Seized, Confiscated and Abandoned Assets
(Ley de Reforma a la Ley N°. 735, Ley de Prevención, Investigación y Persecución del Crimen Organizado y de la Administración de los Bienes Incautados, Decomisados y Abandonados), (Spanish);

5. Code of Ethical Conduct for Civil Servants in the Executive Branch of Government
(Código de Conducta Ética de los Servidores Públicos del Poder Ejecutivo), (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).

Nicaragua

1. Attorney General of the Republic
(Fiscal General de la República), (Spanish).

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