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It didn't take long for Ecuador's new president, Lenin Moreno, who assumed ... In Ecuador, as in many Latin American countries, corruption has ...
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange reportedly "gave excuse after excuse" for refusing to publish a trove of documents related to corruption ...
Ex-presidents of Ecuador, along with leading members of Ecuadorian civil society, have published a manifesto in which they ask vice president ...
Mr Glas may have been trying to shift attention away from corruption ... in 2016 between Ecuador's then-comptroller-general and an executive ...
Glas is accused of allegedly being tied to both corruption scandals when he was in charge of the Coordinating Ministry of Strategic Sectors.
Ecuador's Vice President, Jorge Glas, denounced what he ... Bucaram who was ousted from office in 1996, after being charged with corruption.
An opposition attempt to impeach Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas over his alleged involvement with the Odebrecht scandal was rejected ...
Ecuador: Lenin Moreno, the Troubling Successor to Rafael Correa ... in two areas especially: economic politics and anti-corruption strategy. He is interested in connecting the Ecuadorian economy with international sources of ...
Ecuador's state-owned PetroEcuador, which owns Monteverde, has ... August for corruption, has pointed to Jorge Glas, Ecuador's powerful vice ...
The scandal related to the Brasilian company and its corrupt and ... Keeping the lid on corruption scandals in Ecuador over the last ten years ...
However, Ecuador remains a challenging environment in which to do business. A high propensity for market intervention and a seemingly persistent level of corruption has made government tax and regulatory measures unpredictable and steers major foreign ...
The accounts again highlighted the possibility that Cardno could be penalised following a corruption probe in Ecuador. As The Courier-Mail revealed, an internal probe uncovered concerns that Cardno had purchased an engineering consultancy there, ...
US meddling in Ecuador's politics is likely to continue, especially if left-wing candidate Lenin Moreno wins the presidential election, set to enter a second round on April 2, Norwegian journalist Eirik Vold, told TeleSUR.
Ecuador's fragmented opposition is now expected to close ranks around Lasso in a runoff amid anger over an economic downturn and a series of corruption scandals, potentially ending a decade of leftist rule in Ecuador. Should Ecuador move to the right ...
Award-winning television journalist from Ecuador, Janet Hinostroza, received a package in the mail on February 16 this year containing a DVD labeled "Who is behind the corruption?", which contained an explosive device, the Committee to Protect ...
Quito, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Several Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) of the world joined today to the congratulations received by Ecuador following the victory of a popular consultation that is part of the government''s struggle against tax havens.
Already in control of the country's oil, Ecuador's government under Correa expanded its reach into other economic sectors.
Quito, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Several Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) of the world joined today to the congratulations received by Ecuador following the victory of a popular consultation that is part of the government''s struggle against tax havens.
What happens when a lawyer bribes a corrupt judge in Ecuador to issue a US$19-billion judgment against a major oil and gas company in America, and then fails to have the Ecuadorian judgment recognized in the United States because it was secured via ...
And I saw that in the case of the Ecuadorian election, if the candidate of Alianza PAIS is defeated by the right, then I will seriously think that perhaps that progressive cycle, which started in Latin America, with the election of President Hugo ...
He said the aims of the referendum were to increase transparency and increase tax revenue for development, while also cracking down on corruption and bringing down inequality. 'It doesn't solve the whole tax haven issue; it affects public workers ...
QUITO (Reuters) - Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was within striking distance of winning the first round of Ecuador's presidential election yesterday, as the Andean country's electoral body counted ballots late into the night. In a nail ...
If Moreno is forced into a second round, analysts expect Ecuador's fractured opposition to coalesce around Lasso amid an economic downturn and corruption scandals in OPEC's smallest member state. That would further bolster the right in South America, ...
Foreign Minister Guillaume Long, who has championed Ecuador's fight to ramp up global regulations to stamp out tax havens, has described the referendum as one small part of the country's larger campaign calling for coordinated international action.
The result of their two-day summit, which ended last Friday, was that state prosecutors from Latin America, Africa and Europe will now be working in unison to delve deeper into "Lava Jato" (Operation Car Wash), the largest corruption scandal in ...
Ecuador's Left-Wing Ruling Party HQ Receives bomb Threat ... The targeted journalist, Janeth Hinostroza, interviewed Carlos "Capaya" Pareja Yannuzzelli two weeks before on accusations of corruption of the ruling party's vice presidential candidate.
Oil-rich Ecuador votes Sunday in general elections that could lead to fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange being evicted from the country's London embassy.
But it is an election that could have wide-ranging consequences beyond Ecuador: from determining whether the shift to the right in South American politics will continue to potentially deciding the fate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Hinostroza, a journalist for the television station Teleamazonas, yesterday received a package in the mail containing a DVD labeled "Who is behind the corruption?" she told CPJ. She said she was unable to open the DVD case but could see wires in the ...
AFP - Oil-rich Ecuador is at an economic and political crossroads in corruption-tainted general elections tomorrow. After a decade of leftist rule, voters must decide whether to follow Argentina, Brazil and Peru in switching to a conservative government.
Will Ecuadoreans deliver an anti-corruption ultimatum to their politicians and civil servants this Sunday? The country's Foreign Minister Guillaume Long discusses this question with Alessio Perrone.
Ecuador National Assembly Head Narrowly Escapes Assassination ... The title of the CD cover is "Who is behind the corruption? Irrefutable proof." ... The bomb threat comes just four days before Ecuador heads to the polls to elect a new president. On ...
Mr. Moreno's running mate, Jorge Glas, is Correa's current vice president and at the heart of a corruption scandal involving the state oil company and alleged bribes from the Brazilian firm Odebrecht.
There is no suggestion any Australians are involved in the alleged corruption process. The Courier-Mail last month exclusively revealed investigation details, including allegations of a coded electronic journal.
Indonesia, the world's sixth largest carbon emitter, promised to cut its emissions by 29% by ending illegal deforestation and restoring 12m hectares of forested land.
23 de enero de 2017, 15:24Santo Domingo, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) With a combative demonstration of support for the Fifth Summit of Heads of State and government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), the meeting of social ...
Obama has not been able to improve the precarious diplomatic relationship with Venezuela and Ecuador. Even though the U.S. is the largest trading partner of Venezuela, U.S.
"It has been discovered big cases of corruption." Correa also said that from this data the government obtained a list of 18 names of "friends," or people related to Odebrecht officials in Ecuador, who were referred to by an alias. "We continue to ...
Stranded on islands, jungles and border cities, thousands of Cubans are having trouble getting over the unexpected Obama administration decision that is blocking their access to the American dream - for which many sold their meager belongings in Cuba.
An investigation published by the newspaper Expreso has revealed the alleged code names of eighteen Ecuadorian politicians who received bribes from the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
As in other occasions, the head of Ecuadorian diplomacy said that with the payment of one fraction of tariffs on the hidden money, one could recover 32 million persons from poverty in Latin America.
Major players including BHP Billiton and Hancock Prospecting are set to sink an estimated $1bn of foreign direct investment into Ecuador's nascent mining industry this year. Julian Turner finds out what's in store as companies line up to take advantage ...
In Ecuador, 14.8 percent of the GDP comes from profits from natural resources as of 2014. Moreover, under Ecuadorian law, the rights of nature are subject to principles of so-called national development. Article 408 of the Constitution stipulates that ...
"tax havens are one of the largest manifestations of savage capitalism," he noted, adding "We will insist that tax havens be banned to avoid corruption, money laundering, and tax evasion." "We are going to give it much greater impetus because (tax ...
Ecuador Foreign Minister Guillame Long will meet with civil society groups on Thursday to discuss tax avoidance, corruption and development. Ecuador Foreign Minister Guillame Long will meet with civil society groups on Thursday to discuss tax avoidance ...
"A Venezuela party leader has blamed corruption in the armed forces for the disappearance of 28 miners, hinting at long-standing military involvement in the illegal gold industry," we reported.
The allegations of corruption and bribery have caused a stir in the Andean nation, which is gearing up for presidential elections next month.
In the final weeks of 2016, finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, announced that the Federal Executive Council proposed to send a bill to the National Assembly to reward anyone that provided information on those who steal public funds with five per cent of ...
... accounts in 2014 during her run for re-election. Argentina's Cristina Fernandez has been indicted twice since she left office: first on charges of manipulating the central bank and later on fraud and corruption charges involving large public works ...
"I am requiring you to disclose the names of Ecuadorian public officials referred to in the plea agreement with Odebrecht executives and other individuals involved in Corruption in Ecuador," the legislator said in her letter. According to Ros-Lehtinen ...


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