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Two Mexican generals, one of them a former deputy defense minister, have been arrested on suspicion of links to organized crime, in a scandal that could develop into the highest-level case of military corruption under the administration of President Felipe Calderon.
Mexican drug cartels paid $4.5 million in bribes to buy protection and political favors in a state run by the country's main opposition party, U.S. court documents said on Friday, as the party leads polls to win the presidency in July.
No one doubts that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be memorable, but there are doubts over how well organised it will be.
Thousands of people have joined anti-corruption demonstrations in Brazil, as the country marks its Independence Day
More than 5,000 Dominican police officers and soldiers have been fired in the past three years over widespread corruption, including widespread drug trafficking
Drug trafficking gained ground last year in Latin America, as criminal organizations diversified production and stepped up violence in an effort to expand markets, a UN report said Wednesday
In this society where tax evasion is the rule, corruption is common and white-collar crimes suck as much as $20 billion out of the country each year, a supercop of sorts has just been given new power to examine the books of the rich and powerful — from politicians and judges to union and business leaders, even foreign diplomats
The Colombian government agency that manages assets seized from drug traffickers was raided Tuesday after “hundreds of irregularities” were detected.
Hundreds of FBI agents flew into Puerto Rico to round up dozens of police officers accused of aiding drug traffickers Wednesday — one of the darkest days yet for a force tarnished by recent allegations of brutality, discrimination and incompetence
The mayor of the Mexican resort city of Cancun, Gregorio Sanchez Martinez, has been formally charged with drug-trafficking, money laundering and organised crime