Corruption

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Egypt's security services have forcibly made hundreds of people disappear and tortured them in the past year to try to tackle dissent, a rights group says. Students, political activists and protesters - some as young as 14 - have vanished without a trace, according to a new report by Amnesty International.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Five members of the Honduran National Police pleaded not guilty Tuesday to U.S. charges that they conspired with a son of former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo to import cocaine into the United States.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
El Salvador’s attorney general has accused several police officers of participating in a high-profile case of extrajudicial killings, signaling a desire to reign in heavy-handed anti-gang tactics that have been linked to increases in violence and human rights abuses.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
More than three years into the term of Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, the Jalisco Cartel - New Generation (CJNG) and Sinaloa Cartel operate in 15 states combined, while the Zetas and the Knights Templar have been reduced to operating in just one apiece.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Members of law enforcement organizations in Brazil have come forward to tell their stories about the corruption and human rights violations present in some arenas in Brazil.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A recent ruling by Colombia’s Justice and Peace Court that mentioned Postobón called for employees of the iconic soft drink company to be investigated for possible past collaboration with a paramilitary group but did not explicitly implicate the company itself, court documents show.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The judge handling the biggest political graft case in Brazil's history says "systemic corruption" has generated "enormous" costs for the country, adding that institutional factors have complicated efforts to address the issue.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Peru’s victims of forced sterilization under the dictatorship of Alberto Fujimori await an important decision this week, as prosecutors are set to decide whether the human rights case will be allowed to move forward or relegated to the dustbin of history, local media reported Tuesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
On July 13, El Salvador’s Supreme Court overturned a 1993 amnesty law that prevented prosecutions of those responsible for grave human rights abuses committed during the country’s decade-long armed conflict.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Sit-ins, roadblocks and violence linked to Mexico's roiling conflict between teachers and the federal government have cast a pall over Oaxaca City and the Guelaguetza, the signature annual celebration of the indigenous and mestizo heritage of this culturally rich state.

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