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Entries with Keyword bribes

The “notebooks scandal” is proving to be a double-edged sword for the government. It helped it score several political points, mainly because the wide-ranging corruption scheme described by Oscar Centeno and confirmed by a myriad former officials and business leaders …

For the first time in the ‘Notebooks Scandal,’ a confession from high ranking business leader in Argentina can be connected to a concrete decision made by the Kirchner administration.

News surfaced today that yesterday, business leader Gabriel Romero admitted before …

The detention of several former public officials and business leaders this morning as result of an investigation concerning the potential payment of hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes during the Kirchner administrations has completely taken over Argentina this morning.…

The journalistic investigation by La Nación (that was part of a larger international investigation that involved outlets in Peru and Brazil) in September 2013 revealed that the current head of the Federal Intelligence Agency (AFI), Gustavo Arribas, had received a …

Brazilian construction company Odebrecht admitted to having paid US $35 million in bribes to Argentine officials in exchange for being awarded state contracts between 2007 and 2014, during the Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administrations. During that period, the company was

 

Ladies and gentlemen, behold democracy inaction.

As members of the Mar del Plata City Council gathered this morning for a special session to discuss the proposal to remove chairwoman Vilma Baragiola (who has been accused of taking bribes,) an …