Corruption

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.
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.
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 Earlier that day, the government had rescinded Ms Cáceres’s meager security detail, leaving her unprotected.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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