Corruption is endemic

We remember the Corruption Perceptions Index which shows most citizens face the impact of corruption on a daily basis.

Brasil: arrestan a Eduardo Cunha

Eduardo Cunha, expresidente de la Cámara de Diputados de Brasil y considerado el "arquitecto" del juicio político a Dilma Rousseff, está detenido.

Brazil minister ousted

Planning minister Romero Jucá was recorded saying ‘We have to change the government’ as the only means to stop a sweeping corruption investigation

Lula's Drama

Only a few years ago Lula could do no wrong. What happened? A working-class hero’s sad fall from grace

The clock is ticing on Brazil’s political crisis

Dilma Rousseff’s chances of remaining in office are diminishing by the day. On march 18th the clock started ticking for Dilma Rousseff. The lower house of Brazil’s Congress voted to start the impeachment process against the president

Lula charged with money laundry

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged in a money laundering investigation led by Sao Paulo state prosecutors, intensifying scrutiny of the politician questioned in a separate federal graft probe last week.

Lula da Silva investigated in bribes

Brazil's federal police have included former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in an investigation into the possible use of bribes to influence the passage of legislation benefiting the auto sector

South America’s Culture of Graft

South America is a vast continent of light, yet it has a dark soul. Nestled in its political class, like a snake from the rain forest, corruption poisons the core of government.

Bal Harbour to Caracas: Millions in drug money

In a state seized by a dramatic surge in drug dealing, Bal Harbour police were about to take their controversial sting operation far outside Florida. Police wired drug money to known drug traffickers, money launderers; Hundreds of thousands went to man who is now top aide to President Nicolás Maduro