Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 07:04
Guatemalan prosecutors began presenting evidence on Tuesday to bring charges against over 50 defendants, including former President Otto Perez Molina and former Vice President Roxana Baldetti, for a massive multi-million dollar government corruption scandal involving a slew of crimes including money laundering, bribery, and illegal campaign financing.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:47
While the backing of international experts has proved to be transformational, dismantling a culture of impunity will ultimately require empowered civil society organizations and political will.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:20
Nigeria is firing dozens of senior officers accused of corruption and the theft of billions of dollars meant to buy arms to fight the Boko Haram Islamic insurgency, the army and an officer privy to the list said Saturday.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:32
The African Union Mission in Somalia continues to face an uphill battle in the face of budgetary uncertainty.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:32
Members of the notorious Zetas drug cartel turned the prison where they were being held in northern Mexico into a death camp where they tortured and killed around 150 people, and then incinerated the bodies or dissolved them in acid, the authorities say.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:19
A national commission in Kenya announced Thursday it has fired 302 police officers who refused to be vetted as part of reforms of the police force.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:47
El Salvador prosecutors on Thursday asked Congress to allow the government to investigate the country's ambassador to Germany for illegal arms sales during his time in the Defense Ministry. The government said Ambassador Jose Atilio Benitez, 57, a retired general, committed fraud with more than 30 weapons that belonged to the armed forces, selling everything from military rifles to handguns on the black market.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:36
Peruvians choose their new president on Sunday amid dire warnings that frontrunner Keiko Fujimori, if she wins, would oversee surging corruption and cocaine money penetrating the highest levels of government.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:35
In a war-weary country steeped in cynicism, the re-energized Major Crimes Task Force of the national police seems plucked from central casting — down to the hard-boiled search for justice as it pursues the goal of rooting out government corruption in Afghanistan.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:30
Zeta hitman talks about the way the influence of his notoriously bloody cartel in Veracruz has risen and fallen with the strength of its ties to the state government. In Veracruz many believe the politicians are the biggest criminals.