Corruption

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Guzmán has been held in solitary confinement since early May, when he was transferred from a prison outside Mexico City to the federal lockup in Ciudad Juárez along the border with Texas. He lives in an air-conditioned, 80-square-foot cell that has a bed and a toilet and which is inside a new high-security wing that contains about 30 cells.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Egypt's former top auditor, who was sacked after alleging government corruption, has been given a prison sentence for spreading "false news." Hisham Geneina was fired in March by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi after estimating corruption had cost Egypt $67.6 billion over four years.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama announced Friday that he will send a battalion of about 1,000 Army soldiers to Poland as part of a new NATO mission, an effort to deter any aggression by Moscow at Russia’s borders with Poland and the Baltic countries.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the grizzly murders of Ruben Espinosa, Nadia Vera, Yesenia Quiroz, Alejandra Navarrete, and Mile Virginia Martin in the Narvarte neighborhood in Mexico City. It has been 12 months of state-sanctioned impunity.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Malawi is in discussions with India’s Ashok Leyland over the potential supply of up to 500 vehicles for military and civil purposes, covering everything from armoured personnel carriers to fuel trucks.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Former contra during the U.S. dirty war against Nicaragua, Maximino Rodriguez, announced Monday his decision to run in the upcoming presidential elections under the banner of the Constitutionalist Liberal Party.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:36
On 2 March 2016, armed men burst into the home of Berta Cáceres, a prominent environmental and indigenous activist in Honduras, and shot her to death. Earlier that day, the government had rescinded Ms Cáceres’s meager security detail, leaving her unprotected. Of the 33 threats against her, including death threats, none had been investigated.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 07:31
Mexico’s Congress on Wednesday passed a reworked version of anticorruption legislation, stripping out a controversial section that had been opposed by business groups and vetoed by President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 06:53
U.S. policymakers, and international financial institutions (IFIs), including the White House, the State Department, the Justice Department, and the IMF, need to take a fresh look at Moldova, a small but vital country in Eastern Europe. Moldova’s security is deteriorating due to Russia’s truculence, yet internal systemic corruption may be a bigger threat.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:51
A new poll shows that recent corruption scandals in Guatemala appear to have damaged the credibility of the country's armed forces and political elites, while an internationally supported anti-corruption commission has become the country's most-trusted institution.

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