South America It’s no secret that Peru has a corruption problem, but some recently-released numbers from the Attorney General’s office show how staggeringly prevalent the misconduct really is.
South America U.S. Senator Marco Rubio today called on President Obama to take immediate action to impose visa bans and asset freezes on Venezuelan officials and their families involved in the brutal crackdown of peaceful protestors by the Maduro regime.
South America Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri urged Vice-President Amado Boudou to appear in Congress and face a possible impeachment over his indictment in the Ciccone corruption case while saying his own indictment over illegal wiretapping is “a very...
South America Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou has been charged with bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office, adding to the woes of President Cristina Fernandez.
South America A federal judge in Lima has ordered a regional president detained for 14 months while prosecutors prepare corruption charges against the official, who is the main opponent of Newmont Mining's $5 billion stalled Conga gold project.
South America The criminal investigation of a disgraced ex-governor from northeastern Colombia has been moved to Bogota, following a request from Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office.
South America French sprinter William Meynard, a 2011 World Champs bronze medalist, was arrested on Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
South America 6,604: This statistic, according to the Argentine Bureau for the Rescue and Accompaniment of Trafficking Victims, represents the number of people that the six-year-old government agency has “saved” as of April 31, 2014.
South America The reputation in Europe that police in Brazil are crooked and open to bribery is not quite true as one French police officer, caught with marijuana, found out to his dismay. His story can serve as an example to other fans partying in Brazil.