Two Guatemalan anti-corruption activists - one who was forced to resign and one whom President Jimmy Morales barred from entering the country - were honored on Monday with Sweden’s Right Livelihood Award, billed as the “alternative Nobel Prize.”
The head of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption commission was barred on Tuesday from re-entering Guatemala, where he was conducting several high-level investigations including against President Jimmy Morales.
Opponents of an Ukrainian anti-corruption protest threw cream pies and a chemical green liquid into the face of a top activist who said the substance burned his face, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
In an effort to tackle widespread corruption, Tunisia approved on Tuesday a law against illegal enrichment that will force officials and and institutions to declare their property, Reuters reported.
Laura Codruta Kovesi, who was removed from her role as Romania’s chief anti-corruption prosecutor earlier this week, will continue her hardline fight against corruption in a new position, local mediareported Thursday.
New anti-money laundering rules instituted by the European Union on Monday are already coming under criticism for being insufficient, Reuters reported.
Romania’s president fired the country’s chief anti-corruption prosecutor after months of escalating conflict between her and the governing Social Democratic Party, local mediareported Monday.
Fifteen people were left dead and nine wounded on Sunday night, after a series of attacks in and around the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, The Associated Press reported.
The Swiss government should try harder to fight corruption, according to a report issued by the Swiss Federal Audit Office on Thursday.
The Guatemalan government removed 11 police investigators from the country’s anti-corruption body on Tuesday, which interpreted the move as an attempt to impede investigations implicating high-ranking politicians and their relatives.
Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis supported on Friday the work of the chief anti-corruption prosecutor a day after the country’s Justice Minister called for her dismissal for overstepping her authority, Reuters reported.
Romania’s lower house of parliament passed a bill on Monday that is believed to threaten anti-corruption efforts and judicial independence, reported Reuters.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) voiced concerns over the fraying anti-corruption institutions of Ukraine in a statement on Wednesday.
Around 20,000 Israelis gathered in an upscale Tel Aviv neighborhood Saturday night to protest government corruption and an impending bill in the Israeli Knesset, reported Reuters and Israeli media.
The US Justice Department will expand benefits for companies to voluntarily report employees’ acts of foreign bribery in a new Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday.
Argentina’s congress passed a law on Wednesday to stifle corporate corruption following the October arrests of two political figures on graft charges.
More than 10,000 people rallied in Bucharest on Sunday against a proposal by Justice Minister Tudorel Toader that would overhaul the judicial system and undermine the country’s anti-graft efforts.
New Yorkers will vote in November to determine whether politicians convicted of corruption will receive state pensions, according CNBC.
China's anti graft watchdog announced on Sunday that about 1.34 million lower-ranking officials, including 648,000 Party members, have been sentenced for corruption in China since 2013, Reuters reported.
Serbia’s Defense Minister, Aleksandar Vulin, told the country’s anti-corruption agency that his wife’s aunt from Canada lent the couple US$ 245,000 to buy their Belgrade apartment, but submitted unconvincing evidence for his claim, Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK) reported Monday.
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