The former president of the Guatemalan soccer federation pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn Friday for taking bribes in exchange for awarding contracts for the media and marketing rights to FIFA World Cup qualifier matches.… Continue Reading
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President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala resigned Thursday and will face charges in the customs scandal that has destroyed his government and mobilized ordinary citizens to protest against the sleaze.
On Tuesday, the national congress stripped Molina of immunity from prosecution.… Continue Reading
The former president of Guatemala pleaded guilty in federal court in New York Tuesday to taking $2.5 million in bribes from Taiwan in exchange for continuing to recognize the country diplomatically.… Continue Reading
As reported Friday, one of the 22 shot-show defendants, Daniel Alvirez, is expected to plead guilty soon to charges of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The government’s two-count superseding information alleged that he plotted to bribe defense officials in Africa and the Republic of Georgia.… Continue Reading