This week, Brazil’s prosecutor general requested new investigations into dozens of politicians based on plea-bargain testimony from executives at Odebrecht
Brazil's top prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to open 83 new investigations into politicians as part of a long-running corruption probe involving state oil giant Petrobras
The uncovered corruption includes an alleged $11.1 million in bribes in Colombia so far
Odebrecht admitted in a US court that between 2005-2014 in Peru it paid $29 million in bribes to land public works projects.
In Colombia, corruption is a serious obstacle for the country’s growth.
Corruption has been identified as the world’s biggest obstacle to economic and social development; In Latin America, a region with some of the most corrupt countries in the world
Is estimated that in two decades corruption has costs about COP189 billion, which represents 4% of the country’s GDP of that time.
We remember the Corruption Perceptions Index which shows most citizens face the impact of corruption on a daily basis.
In Latin America a political thought built on an evolution grounded in individualism is the rule.
Colombian authorities seized $98 million worth of assets belonging to the demobilizing FARC rebel group, the country’s chief prosecutor said lat week.
For a quarter century, one man ruled the Rio Parana, the mighty Mississippi of Argentina. His name is Omar Suarez. Along the Parana he is better known as El Caballo
Families fleeing violence in Latin America and migrants from outside of it make up an unprecedented crisis of homeless people stranded just outside the US
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday reiterated his thanks to his Ecuadorian counterpart and host, Rafael Correa, for the latter’s support of Bogota’s peace process with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas.
Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal is shaking the continent’s political establishment. It can all be traced back to Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction company
A corruption scandal in Latin America wound its way through the political establishments of two countries on Tuesday as Peru’s attorney general issued an arrest warrant for a former president and Colombian prosecutors said their president’s campaign might have received questionable donations.
Here are some thoughts on the social challenges for the region this year
Young people addiction to opioids started out in the United States but might enter Latin America along with its social consequences in a society that’s already in crisis.
The business is expanding to the developing world.
Colombia’s fiscal authority announced Tuesday that it will investigate oil refinery Reficar, center of the biggest corruption ignominy in the country’s history.
A poll conducted among businessmen by the national businesses association ANDI concluded that there is widespread acceptance towards government corruption in Colombia.
Nearly 2 million people abuse or are dependent on prescription opioids, and more than half a million abuse or are dependent on heroin—statistics that have skyrocketed over the past decade.
As Odebrecht admits to bribery on a massive international scale, we can see the impact that corruption has on Colombia and how things might change in the future.