BRAZILIAN coup President Michel Temer managed to escape corruption charges in Congress on Thursday.
The lower Chamber of Deputies’ constitutional and justice commission voted to dismiss charges of soliciting bribes despite taped evidence splashed across national media.
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
FORMER Peruvian president Olllanta Humala and his wife were jailed for 18 months without charge or trial on Thursday night.
Judge Richard Concepcion ordered Mr Humala and Nadine Heredia be taken into custody pending the results of a probe into corruption allegations.
posted by James Tweedie in World
A former banker pleaded guilty to a US charge yesterday in the sprawling investigation linked to Fifa.
Jorge Arzuaga, 56, an Argentinian who worked at Credit Suisse Group AG and Julius Baer Group Ltd, pleaded guilty in a federal court in New York to participating in an international...
Friday 16th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
ABOUT 200 Democratic Senators and Representatives sued US President Donald Trump yesterday for allegedly violating the country’s constitution by taking payouts from abroad.
Gifts or payments to the president from foreign states are restricted under the US constitution, which says...
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
by Our Foreign Desk
ONE-THIRD of constitutional coup President Michel Temer’s cabinet and many of his closest allies face investigation after the Supreme Court ordered corruption proceedings targeting eight ministers and dozens more top politicians.
In total, 108 people...
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
Statement amended to say fans were drunk
Monday 12th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Governing body taking action before January’s Australian Open
Saturday 10th Dec 2016
HUNDREDS of police officers across England and Wales have been accused of abusing their positions to sexually exploit victims and suspects, a damning report revealed yesterday.
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) described the findings as the worst form of corruption and condemned...
Friday 9th Dec 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
Wales manager wants football to rid itself of dodgy bosses
Friday 30th Sep 2016
Wealthy landowners reap the benefits of Brussels’s common agricultural policy
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain