Nicaragua

Sweeping Up Corruption

Protesters converged on Managua in February with brooms in hand to "

Protesters converged on Managua in February with brooms in hand to "sweep out" corrupt public officials. Organized by CEPAD, the Nicaraguan Council of Protestant Churches, thousands marched to municipal offices and courts to present documentation detailing the theft by government officials of $1.7 billion of public funds. CEPAD director Damaris Albuquerque said

Photo: Brandon Hook / Sojourners

Rose Marie Berger is Senior Associate Editor for Sojourners magazine.

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