Iván Velásquez Gómez

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CICIG Commissioner (International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala)

Mr. Iván Velásquez Gómez is known as one of the most influencial actors in nowadays Guatemala. Ivan took over Cicig in late 2013 and has lead many important cases exposing corruption among elite figures in Guatemala. The most famous has is known as "La Línea", revealed in April 2015. In an investigation that involved 80,000 wiretaps and 5,000 e-mails reviewed, Cicig found references to the participation of ev President Pérez Molina and the ex-president Roxana Baldetti.