Denmark scored 90 points out of 100, to the top Transparency International's Index as the least corrupt country in the world, followed by Finland and New Zealand (87 points each). At the other end of the table were Somalia, Syria, and South Sudan. Uruguay was a Latin American country with better grades.Add your comment!
At the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Washington DC, the United Kingdom delegation emphasized the need for the global community to continue fighting illicit finance and corruption.
Police in Belgium have arrested Greek Socialist MEP Eva Kaili, one of 14 European Parliament vice-presidents, in connection with an investigation into a criminal organization, corruption, and money laundering that involves an unidentified Gulf state, but apparently, Qatar reported the Interpol office.
Former Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina (2012-2015) has been sentenced to 16 years in prison alongside then-Vice-President Roxana Baldetti, in the so-called La Línea case involving an illicit association and customs fraud, which eventually led to their fall from office.
An Argentine Court is expected to announce a guilty verdict and an ensuing sentence against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) for alleged acts of corruption committed during her presidential terms (2008-2015).
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) likened the court to a firing squad in her “Last Words” Tuesday before judgment is passed in the case against her for alleged acts of corruption during her two-term presidency (2008-2015) regarding spending by the National Highway Administration (DNV).
Residents of Peru's largest cities including the capital, Lima, took to the streets during the weekend demanding the resignation of President Pedro Castillo Terrones, who has been involved in several corruption scandals since taking office over a year ago.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York that his administration had put an end to systemic corruption in the country. He claimed that previous corruption scandals were a thing of the past.
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK)'s legal team Monday argued that “the prosecution committed malpractice” in the corruption case against the former head of state (2008-2015).
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday issued a reply to Acting Attorney General Eduardo Casal's note from the day before accusing the head of undue interference with the ongoing investigation against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner for alleged corruption.