this is a research paper about cases of political corruption in Guatemala involving the current presidentof Guatemala Alejandro Giammattei. The paper requires a brief introduction about political corruption in the region (the northern triangle) and how it has negatively impacted the region’s econmic sector as well as private / international investments. THE PAPER MUST INCLUDE DETAILED RESEARCH ON 3 MAJOR CASES OF CORRUPTION INVOLVILG GIAMMATTEI 1) the case of PAVON when he was the directorof the jail system and 7 inmates were killed under his watch 2) when he received 2.6 million usd from big contruction firms back in 2019 during his presidential campaign 3) when russian companies bribed him into allowing them to get a port to extract the natural resources from the region