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Fachin victims: New Brazilian corruption probes and their consequences

Fachin victimsNew Brazilian corruption probes and their consequences<p>Despite a mounting scandal, the government soldiers on<p>print-edition iconPrint …

Brazil

México social: corrupción, el problema en aumento

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.<p>La democracia mexicana enfrenta dos bloques problemáticos que deben resolverse para lograr su consolidación y conseguir una transición democrática efectiva que se traduzca en un sólido Estado de bienestar. El primero de ellos, se estructura por la tríada de: pobreza, desigualdad y …

Administrar la corrupción

Escándalo de corrupción en Brasil

S<p>onriendo a cámara, el exdirector general de la constructora brasileña en el centro del mayor escándalo de corrupción del mundo habló con franqueza …

La locomotora de la corrupción

Por: José Roberto Acosta<p>A febrero pasado, las ventas minoristas cayeron 7,2 % y la producción industrial 3,2 %. De los $414 billones que los …

Stadium deals, corruption and bribery: the questions at the heart of Brazil’s Olympic and World Cup ‘miracle’

The two mega-events were framed as a reason for Brazilians to be proud of a modern and forward-looking country; instead the economy has been shattered and a supreme court investigation keeps unearthing unsavoury allegations<p>With their hands up in the air, ministers, four-star generals and …

Brazil

Brazil corruption scandal is business as usual for Odebrecht

SAO PAULO – Grinning in front of the camera, the former CEO of the huge Brazilian builder at the center of the world's biggest corruption scandal spoke frankly about the billions in bribes and illegal financing that the Odebrecht company put into the pockets and campaign coffers of politicians and …

Brazil

OECD Integrity Review of Peru | OECD READ edition

Enhancing Public Sector Integrity for Inclusive Growth<p>This report assesses Peru's integrity system at both the central and subnational levels of …

OECD

OECD Integrity Review of Mexico | OECD READ edition

Taking a Stronger Stance Against Corruption<p>This report applies the 2017 Recommendation of the Council on Public Integrity, assessing: Mexico’s …

Mexico

Former Chief of Staff in Brazil Offers Details for Plea Deal

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Brazilian Chief of Staff, Antonio Palocci, told judge Sergio Moro during …

Corruption

BRF Executives Among 60 Charged in Brazil Bribery Scandal

Andrew Soergel, Jay Tolson | Dec. 31, 2014<p>Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House.<p>Jan. 31, 2017, at 5:16 p.m.<p>Sept. 10, 2014<p>…

Former Brazil Minister Palocci Offers Details of Bribery Scheme

Former Brazilian Finance Minister Antonio Palocci told a court hearing Thursday that he could provide details of a political kickback scheme, which …

Brazil

US Congress Calls for Action on Honduras in Response to Murders of Land and Environmental Activists

In two strongly worded letters to the new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, almost 80 United States legislators on Friday expressed their grave …

Human Rights

Corruption and Commerce: The Costs and Benefits of Policing International Markets

Add to Outlook Add to Google Add to Yahoo Add to iCal<p>More on This Topic<p>Audio<p>June 6, 2012<p>ICT for Development: Combating Corruption and Increasing …

Foreign Policy

A Conversation with Senator Ben Cardin: Anticorruption in U.S. Foreign Policy under the Trump Administration

Add to Outlook Add to Google Add to Yahoo Add to iCal<p>More on This Topic<p>Transcript<p>November 20, 2001<p>Policy Responses Towards Corruption in Developing …

Foreign Policy

Corruption and National Security: What Has and Has Not Worked

Add to Outlook Add to Google Add to Yahoo Add to iCal<p>More on This Topic<p>Transcript<p>November 20, 2001<p>Policy Responses Towards Corruption in Developing …

Foreign Policy

Three Valuable Additions to the Anticorruption Literature

March was a great month for the anticorruption community: two books and one report appeared that, in contrast to much that is published on corruption …

Corruption

Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption

<b>A US judge has formally fined Brazil's engineering giant Odebrecht $2.6bn in a corruption case centred around the country's state oil company, Petrobras.</b><p>The fine was a plea bargain deal agreed last year with the US, Brazilian and Swiss authorities.<p>The judge said Brazil will receive $2.39bn, with …

Latin America

Venezuelan Oligarchs Who Robbed Country Bring Cash and Corruption to Miami and Houston

<b>Valentina Villafane was sitting in her second-grade classroom when the tear gas canister exploded.</b> The principal of her private school outside …

Latin America

Three Dem Lawmakers on Witness List for Former Rep. Corrine Brown’s Fraud Trial

Former Rep. Corrine Brown (D., Fla.) / AP<p>BY: Follow @MadeleineWeast<br>April 17, 2017 12:26 pm<p>The attorney for former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown …

U.S. judge approves $2.6 billion fine for Odebrecht in corruption case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday sentenced Brazilian engineering company Odebrecht SA to pay $2.6 billion in fines in a massive criminal corruption case, signing off on a plea deal between the company and U.S., Brazilian and Swiss authorities.<p>U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie said at a …

Brazil
Mexico

Brazil's Odebrecht paid $3.3 billion in bribes over a decade: reports

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Odebrecht SA [ODBES.UL], the Brazilian engineering company at the center of a historic corruption scandal, paid out a total of about $3.3 billion in bribes in the nine years through 2014, according to testimony cited by local media on Saturday.<p>Through a department …

Brazil

Third Peruvian Ex-President in a Row Named in Brazilian Bribery Scandal

The jailed CEO at the center of Brazil’s Carwash corruption scandal has confirmed that his company Odebrecht paid US$ 3 million in bribes to a third …

Corruption

An Olympic-Sized Bribery Scandal Crashes Down on Rio’s Former Mayor Eduardo Paes

In the summer of 2016, Rio’s Mayor Eduardo Paes was the political face of Brazil’s Summer Olympics. The country had been plagued by bribery and …

Paralympics

Eight of Brazil’s Cabinet Members Investigated for Corruption

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Among those authorized to be investigated for corruption by Supreme Court Justice …

Brazil

Brazil’s Never-Ending Corruption Crisis

Six decades ago, long before the Brazilian Senate’s August 2016 vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff and remove her from office, one of the most …

Corruption

New Corruption Probe into 6 of Brazil's World Cup Stadiums

An investigation of Brazil's biggest constructor found new evidence of possible corruption in the building and financing of half of the 2014 World …

Brazil

Congressman Says Corruption in Washington Is ‘Worse Than You Think’

Corruption on Capitol Hill is “worse than you think,” Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., insists.<p>“When you first get here, you think that you are in some sort …

Government