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Brazil Supreme Court judge orders probe into nine ministers – paper

BRASILIA: A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has ordered investigations into 71 sitting lawmakers and nine ministers in President Michel Temer’s cabinet allegedly linked to the country’s biggest corruption scandal, Estado de S. Paulo reported on Tuesday. The office of Justice Edson Fachin confirmed he would lift the seal on plea bargain testimony from 77 employees… Read More »

Guatemalan judge charges former president in bribery case

GUATEMALA CITY: A Guatemalan judge on Wednesday charged former President Otto Perez with money laundering and bribery in a massive corruption case in which 52 others were also accused, including former ministers, business people and lawyers. Perez and former Vice President Roxana Baldetti are accused of receiving hundreds of bribes for public contracts during their… Read More »