Much of the continent is mired in financial scandals, but a Brazilian probe has illustrated that public institutions can still fight back
Brazil’s Supreme Court authorized an investigation into allegations the nation’s head of state encouraged the payment of bribes
Sexual violence is not a new topic for Latin America, however, women trade is getting worse in Paraguay with the illegal support from politic figures in Equatorial Guinea.
Human trafficking has very real ties with economic development. How can Latin-American countries deal with it?
The stolen freedom of hundreds of people, mostly women, is one of the Latin America’s hurdles nowadays.
Bad mental health, self-harm and suicide attempts are common among children and adolescents who have been trafficked for forced labor or sexual exploitation.
Peruvian government declared reconstruction as a key element of its economic growth. However, it depends on transparency and efficiency.
Nearly every nation in South America has been jolted by large protests or violent clashes in recent weeks, a continental surge of anti-government anger unlike anything in years.
Colombians Are Fed Up With Corruption, And Everyone Seems To Be Under Investigation
Colombia is ranked by the United Nations as the world's biggest producer of coca -- the raw material for cocaine
A Brazilian judge has revealed the names of dozens of politicians to be investigated over alleged involvement in a huge bribery scandal.
There are 100,848 cases of corruption in which state entities are allegedly involved.
Rebuilding needs to tame coastal rivers to prevent flooding. GDP seen rebounding to 4%-5% growth in 2018 on reconstruction
At least 150 inquiries or investigations have been launched in 79 countries, with authorities examining many cases for possible tax evasion or money laundering
Bolivia is doubling the amount of land devoted to coca production, while Colombia says illegal production of the plant used to produce cocaine has spiked to its highest levels in at least two decades. R
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.