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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

National anti-corruption agency proposed for Mexico

Earlier this month, Senator Emilio Gamboa Patron from Mexico’s Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI), said two anti-corruption proposals from President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto will be introduced to the national legislature in the next 15 days.… Continue Reading

Peruvian Family Business

Peru’s President Ollanta Humala (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Peruvian President Ollanta Humala’s brother, Alexis, is being investigated over irregularities related to his partnership in Krasny del Peru SL, a pharmaceuticals company that won more than 500 million soles ($191 million) of government contracts.… Continue Reading

Former Agentine President On Trial For Graft

Photo courtesy of Biografías y VidasIn Argentina this week, the first-ever trial of a former president opened, fascinating the public and lifting the profile of the fight against corruption across Latin America.… Continue Reading

Corruption Scandals Hit Austria

Austria is being rocked by corruption scandals that have been particularly harmful for right-leaning politicians and their parties.

Josef Martinz, Reuters said, “head of Austria’s conservative People’s Party (OVP) in the province of Carinthia resigned after admitting in court he took part in a kickback scheme to milk money from the sale of state bank Hypo Alpe Adria in 2007.”… Continue Reading

Corruption Super-Trial Opens In Brazil

Photo courtesy of WikipediaBrazil’s Mensalao trial started on Thursday this week.

Thirty-eight defendants — mainly politicians and associates — are accused of participating in the biggest money-for-vote scandal in the country’s history.… Continue Reading