Some of the biggest consumers of Brazilian meat have suspended imports over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years.
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
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.
In Latin America a political thought built on an evolution grounded in individualism is the rule.
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
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 Peru’ and Colombia
Revelations of wholesale bribery may mark a turning-point in Latin America’s battle against corruption
In Latin America, Uruguay leads with a ranking of 21, followed by The Bahamas and Chile both in 24th place, and Venezuela figures at the bottom.
Corruption blocks the ability of governments to provide basic services to citizens, undermines people's trust in democracy and is often tied to cross-border crime, including drug trafficking, organized crime and money laundering. Is our culture the birth place for this outrageous phenomenon?
Las denuncias de corrupción que rodean a la exmandataria y su círculo han provocado resentimiento entre los ciudadanos que siguen padeciendo la recesión.
The corruption allegations swirling around Mrs. Kirchner and her circle have provoked resentment among a public still smarting from the recession.
A federal judge in Brazil has accepted new corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who had already been indicted in four other graft cases.
About 2,000 people marched on Sunday in Sao Paulo to protest corruption and support Operation Car Wash, which for more than two years has been investigating the diversion of funds within the state-run oil company, Petrobras.
Proposed measures to protect lawmakers and businessmen from prosecution in corruption investigation could allow bribes with immunity, chief prosecutor said
Each and every country on the region pays a price for their corrupt official, in Mexico its 9% of their GDP and in Colombia its 4%. To what extent does it hinder development?
Acusado de corrupción, lavado de dinero y evasión fiscal, el ex todopoderoso diputado brasileño Eduardo Cunha podría ser condenado a 55 años de cárcel.
A UN rights committee said Thursday it will study a petition filed by Brazil's embattled former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva claiming the country's courts violated his rights over a huge corruption scandal.
Federal prosecutors filed new corruption charges on Monday against Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been charged with corruption again, local media say.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial on corruption and money laundering charges over an alleged scheme at the state oil company, Petrobras, a judge has said.
El juez que investiga el gigantesco escándalo de corrupción en la petrolera brasileña Petrobras aceptó la denuncia por corrupción y lavado de dinero contra el expresidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Federal prosecutors in Brazil filed corruption charges Wednesday against Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the former president who has wielded influence across Latin America for decades
Kirchner says she does not fear going to jail if it is the political price she must pay for her progressive policies.
The Roman Catholic Church in Argentina has launched an investigation into whether four nuns helped to hide a hoard of cash and jewels.
The controversial Brazilian politician who led the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff, Eduardo Cunha, has resigned from his post as speaker of the lower house of Congress.
Argentine police searched a number of properties belonging to the family of the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Tax havens, bribery and violence among what makes urban corruption.
Workers’ party leader named in plea bargains by ex-allies in Lava Jato investigation centered on state-run oil company Petrobras
Cristina Kirchner, the former president of Argentina, has been charged and had her financial assets frozen by a court over a currency trade which lost the country billions of dollars.
Chile manages a confidential fund for weapons, and one of its top operatives might have blown its cover by gambling it away.
Corruption has long been endemic in Latin America. Voters have tolerated politicians who “steal but get things done” (an epithet first applied to a populist governor of São Paulo in the 1940s)
The Brazilian Attorney General’s Office said that it asked the Supreme Court for authorization to open investigations on several politicians in connection with the $2 billion corruption scanda
From Guatemala to Brazil and Argentina, citizens are taking on their corrupt leaders. This could bring, on the long run, the end of a long and lucrative tradition of impunity in Latin America
With three guilty plea transcripts released people finally get to know the reality behind football corruption.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner refused to answer questions in a fraud inquiry, turning the event into a triumphant return before thousands of supporters
An old joke about Latin America’s corruption that is making the rounds on the Internet says government officials from several countries were asked the same question: “Honestly, what’s your opinion about hunger in the rest of the world?”
Guatemalans are steaming. Crowds of them have poured into the streets this month -- some 60,000 on May 16 alone -- to protest corruption and demand the ouster of President Otto Perez Molina.