News headlines for “Corruption”

  1. Resolution on Arms Trade ‘Bold but Not Bulletproof'

    The European Parliament sent a bold message to the world last week with its comprehensive and ambitious resolution to put an end to the illicit global arms trade. But analysts regret the new resolution ignores several key factors, such as the impact of the arms trade on the socio-economic development of recipient countries, and the involvement of civil society in future negotiations.

  2. Waking Up to the Price of Corruption

    Weeks ahead of a national election in Papua New Guinea, 3000 people gathered in the capital, Port Moresby, for the sixth annual Sir Anthony Siaguru Walk against Corruption organised by Transparency International, PNG, to peacefully protest about an issue that affects every aspect of citizens’ lives.

  3. Building a Company in Mozambique - One Peanut at a Time

    When you board Mozambique’s national carrier, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique, you will most likely be given small orange packets of peanuts to munch as the jet whisks you from the country’s capital, Maputo, to as far afield as Europe. Sugar, salt or chilli flavour. Take your pick.

  4. World Bank Lauded for Publishing Sanctions Decisions

    This week, for the first time, the World Bank began publishing decisions by the institution's sanctions board on cases involving fraud or corruption.

  5. Independent Media Losing Foothold in Morocco

    The Moroccan government’s announcement that it would issue new public media guidelines at the end of May has reignited a stormy debate around independent media in the kingdom.

  6. Dirty Money Still Untouched in Mexico

    'You don’t close down a bank by arresting the tellers.' That phrase, from Argentine expert Edgardo Buscaglia, illustrates the challenge of the fight against money coming from illegal activities in Mexico.

  7. No Celebration for the Mothers of the Missing in Mexico

    Emma Veleta and Toribio Muñoz were married 40 years ago and had seven children, four boys and three girls. They lived in the town of Anáhuac, 100 km from the capital of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. But on Jun. 19, 2011, as they were celebrating Father’s Day, tragedy struck.

  8. Tangled Web of Corruption Debilitates Mexico

    Although Mexico has signed several multilateral anti-corruption agreements, so far these instruments have yielded few concrete results in combating the rampant bribery, extortion and embezzlement, according to experts.

  9. Journalism is Not ‘More Fun’ in the Philippines

    Reporters working in the Philippines, the world’s third most dangerous nation for journalists, are having difficulty identifying with the 'It’s More Fun in the Philippines' tourism promotion campaign launched by the Liberal Party-led government of President Benigno Aquino III.

  10. Mubarak Still Has His Billions

    More than a year since president Hosni Mubarak was removed from power, the money he allegedly syphoned from Egypt during his 29-year rule remains beyond the reach of authorities attempting to recover it.

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