Chinese Aircraft Carrier Builder Jailed for Corruption

Former head of one of China’s largest shipbuilding companies, a man who led the project to build the country’s first aircraft carriers, ended up behind bars for taking bribes that had caused “extremely heavy losses” to state interests, Xinhua reported last week.

Rio Police Crack Down on Militia Group

Brazilian police arrested 45 people on Thursday in connection to a militia whose activities include extorting employees of a state-run oil company and creating a secret graveyard for their victims.