‘Cash Luna’ Corruption Case May Reveal Guatemala Nexus of Drugs and Religion

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A new investigation alleges that one of the most influential evangelical pastors in Guatemala took money from a high-profile drug trafficker, underscoring how the church acts as a powerbroker in the Central American nation.

Carlos Enrique Luna, better known as Cash Luna, the founder and lead pastor of the Casa de Dios evangelical church — one of the largest megachurches in Latin America — allegedly received money from convicted Guatemalan drug trafficker Marllory Chacón Rossell, alias “Queen of the South,” to in part help construct a multimillion-dollar church complex, according to a recent

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