Monday, November 7, 2016 - 08:08
Authorities in Honduras are investigating legal officials who allegedly accepted bribes to wipe clean the records of officers removed from their posts in a police purge, exposing a new layer of corruption in Honduran institutions.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 07:59
New details have emerged about the embezzlement and money laundering case against former El Salvador President Elías Antonio Saca, suggesting public and private institutional complicity in the pilfering of public funds.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 07:06
Afghanistan was ranked 166 out of 168 countries on Transparency International’s corruption perception 2015 index and its government has often become a self-serving means of enriching the political class.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 06:59
Guatemala has extradited to the United States an alleged drug trafficker suspected of being at the center of several developing scandals linked to the administration of President Jimmy Morales and that of his disgraced predecessor, Otto Pérez Molina.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 06:53
South African President Jacob Zuma is under increasing pressure to quit after the nation’s graft ombudsman ordered a judicial inquiry into possible criminal and corrupt dealings between government officials and the prominent Gupta family.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 08:10
Not since the negotiated settlement to end apartheid have such a diverse group of South Africans rallied together behind a cause. Several thousand people gathered in Pretoria on Nov. 2, to demand that president Jacob Zuma step down, and cede control of the state institutions he has used for his own political gain.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 08:01
The day before a major protest was planned against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday said a commission would investigate corruption allegations against the premier, whose children’s offshore financial holdings were listed in the leaked documents known as the Panama Papers.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 07:59
India will not implement blanket blacklisting of foreign defense companies charged with corruption under a newly finalized policy that likely will be made public this month, said an Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) official.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 08:39
Ukrainian authorities will investigate politicians and officials who declare cash assets of more than $100,000 and will impose prison sentences of up to 15 years on any found guilty of wrongdoing, General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 07:18
More than $2 million were reportedly diverted from Mexico's 2014 federal penitentiary budget by officials who used the money to acquire luxurious vehicles and flights, highlighting how corruption contributes to the problems in Mexico's prison system.