All posts tagged "Corruption"
Colombia: Accusation against Santos made by ally of foes
Authorities said Santos' 2014 re-election campaign might have received an almost $1 million contribution originating from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht
- Posted February 8, 2017
Bipartisan US lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Venezuela
It also calls for a thorough probe into alleged drug trafficking and support for Middle Eastern terror groups by the country's new vice president, Tareck El Aissami
- Posted February 8, 2017
US Lawmakers Propose Sanctions for Venezuela Food Corruption
"This should be one of President Trump's first actions in office"
- Posted January 23, 2017
Thousands march against corruption in Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN – A peaceful march that is being called the largest in Dominican history against corruption and government impunity was held Sunday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The demonstration, in which an estimated 200,000 people took...
- Posted January 22, 2017
Judge indicts former Argentine president in corruption case
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was indicted Tuesday in a corruption case involving public works. Federal Judge Julian Ercolini approved charges of illicit association and fraudulent administration against Fernandez, and two former aides:...
- Posted December 27, 2016
Top aide of Brazil’s Temer resigns amid corruption scandal
RIO DE JANEIRO — A top adviser to embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer has resigned after being accused of being the middleman in an illegal campaign finance scheme. Jose Yunes denies any wrongdoing in the resignation letter...
- Posted December 14, 2016
Thousands of unpaid Rio state workers protest in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO — Thousands of employees for Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state are protesting against government austerity measures being considered by lawmakers. Police, firefighters and school teachers were among the workers gathering Monday outside Rio de...
- Posted December 12, 2016
Brazil’s top court reinstates defiant Senate chief
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s top court reinstated the head of the Senate on Wednesday after one of its members suspended the lawmaker from office and opened an unprecedented constitutional crisis. By 6 votes to 3, the...
- Posted December 7, 2016
Protesters against austerity clash with police in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO — Police and protesters are clashing outside the state legislature in Rio de Janeiro during a demonstration against austerity measures being discussed in the chamber. Military police say protesters threw homemade grenades and rockets...
- Posted December 6, 2016
Justice suspends president of Brazil’s Senate from duties
RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Monday suspended the president of the Senate from his duties as the body’s leader because the high court has ordered him to stand trial on corruption charges....
- Posted December 5, 2016