All posts tagged "Corruption"
Putin: Russia Must Improve Anti-corruption Measures
MOSCOW – Russia President Vladimir Putin says the country needs to improve anti-corruption measures and address both low-level bribery and high-level graft. In a meeting with his cabinet on Tuesday, Putin said the country’s law enforcement bodies...
- Posted January 26, 2016
Nigeria: Minister Alleges $9 Billion Stolen from Economy
LAGOS, Nigeria – Fifty-five people, including former governors, Cabinet ministers and government workers, stole $9 billion dollars from Nigeria’s treasury, the information minister claimed Monday. Lai Mohammed made the allegations as he kicked off a “national sensitization...
- Posted January 18, 2016
Former Mexico Politician Held in Spain on Suspicion of Fraud
MADRID – A Spanish court has ruled that a prominent former Mexican politician who was arrested on a Spanish warrant should be held in custody while officers investigate alleged corruption. Former Institutional Revolutionary Party chief Humberto Moreira...
- Posted January 16, 2016
Trinidad Faces Downturn as Energy Prices Collapse
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – During the good times, earnings from natural gas and oil exports made the tiny Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago one of the richest countries in the Western Hemisphere. The collapse in world oil...
- Posted January 14, 2016
8 Reasons China and its President are off to a Rocky 2016
BEIJING – Barely more than a week into 2016, Chinese President Xi Jinping is having a rough time of it, with challenges ranging from a plummeting stock market to new provocations from obstreperous ally North Korea. While...
- Posted January 11, 2016
Swiss Hand Over Evidence To US Authorities In FIFA Case
BERN – Swiss authorities handed over bank documents related to the FIFA corruption scandal to their American counterparts on Wednesday. The Federal Office of Justice said the package of evidence will be used in the criminal investigation...
- Posted December 31, 2015