Posts Tagged: Guatemala
I live in Mexico City and work in Mexico and Latin America. Here’s what ISO 37001 looks like from my perspective.
In the next few months, the Geneva-based International Organization for Standardization, or ISO, is expected to release its anti-bribery management systems standard, Number 37001.… Continue Reading
You might not immediately spot the link between the deadly Tianjin explosion in China, the million-dollar La Linea scandal in Guatemala, and the investigations against the giant American company Walmart, all in 2015.… Continue Reading
Former Guatemala vice president Roxana Baldetti allegedly took half of the payoffs from businesses who bribed the government to evade customs duties, prosecutors said in court this week.
Baldetti, 53, pictured left, was arrested last week.… Continue Reading
Here are highlights about Latin American corruption, enforcement, and compliance through June 2015.
Although some countries aren’t strictly “Latin American” (Guyana and Puerto Rico, for example), they’re usually included in the regional grouping, and I thought it was appropriate to mention them.… Continue Reading
Here are highlights from Latin America in connection with corruption, enforcement, and compliance through May 2015.
Argentina: The Minister of Planning, Julio de Vido, and the governor of the Chubut province, Mario das Neves, are under investigation by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for involvement in a bribery scheme to award oil contracts.… Continue Reading
Former El Salvador president Francisco Flores has turned himself in to authorities to face embezzlement and illicit enrichment charges related to a donation by the government of Taiwan.
U.S. prosecutors asked a federal judge Monday to sentence former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo to almost six years in jail following Portillo’s admission to taking $2.5 million in bribes from Taiwan.… Continue Reading