A Brazilian lawmaker proposed on Tuesday a bill suggesting that politicians convicted of corruption should be punished with amputation of both hands,Reuters reported.
An international transparency watchdog criticized Republicans Friday for scrapping a rule that required oil, gas and mining companies to publicly disclose the billions of dollars they pay to foreign governments in exchange for natural resources.
No action will be taken by the House of Congress ethics committee against a group of lawmakers who took a trip to Azerbaijan allegedly paid for by its state oil firm.
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