Category: Corruption

Main suspect in the corruption-laden development scandal detained on his way from US

A key partner from the corruption-lade urban development project scandal has been detained. It involves a former aide to the presidential nominee of the ruling Democratic Party. He was detained upon his arrival from the USA on Monday for questioning over the bribery and various other allegations. Nam Wook has allegedly held the key to…

Survey finds financial crime in Latin America and Caribbean despite efforts to address it

Global Financial integrity has presented a comprehensive survey of 250 financial crime experts in Latin America and the Caribbean. The survey shows that the countries in this region need to address significant weaknesses to combat money laundering to curtail corruption. These findings are contained in a new report from the Global Financial Integrity with the…

Europe must hold hands with Central America in fighting crime, and corruption activists

Anti-corruption lawyer Juan Francisco Sandoval, whose tackling from the Guatemalan Special Prosecutor’s Office Against Impunity (FECI) in July incited global outrage, said: Operating against impunity in Guatemala is an absolute battle. Individuals are working against crime. He fears for the protection of his companions who stay in Guatemala. For her role, former lawyer general Thelma…

The Pandora Papers must reincorporate the anti-corruption push of Biden

US President Joe Biden is facing an array of domestic and foreign policy challenges. The pledge of bringing the country back together that he took during the elections is far from a dream. The president’s agenda includes exposing and fighting corruption with punishment both at home and abroad. Such a campaign appeals to disparate domestic…