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El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... in the what is probably the biggest bribery and corruption scandal to hit the Andean nation since the days of security czar Vladimiro Ilich Lenin Montesinos, who some say is still a behind the scenes player. Like the burgeoning Odebrecht scandal in Colombia that continues wreaking havoc with the peace process and governance, little to none of the news surrounding Brazil's most powerful company- which has maintained close relations with the Pentagon into for over a decade- gets reported by the media ...

22.11.2017

Colombia court fines Brazil's Odebrecht $250 million for corruption

UPDATE 19 DEC  According to Buenos Aires News and other sources, Colombia's justice system has fined Brazil construction and engineering giant Odebrecht $250 million, having found the firm guilty of corruption to secure contracts. The company is also banned from tendering for state contracts in Colombia for ten years....

12.07.2017

Roundtable on Russia-Pacific Alliance Relationship

... structure and goals of the Alliance, as well as on the integration processes. The event was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov; Latin American ambassadors in Moscow, among them Ruben Beltran of Mexico, Gustavo Otero of Peru, Jaime Giron of Colombia and Juan Eduardo Eguiguren of Chile; Director of RAS Institute for Latin American Studies Vladimir Davydov; Valery Morozov, Russian ambassador in Mexico in 2005-2012; representatives of Ministry for Economic Development and Federal Migration ...

01.10.2014

Electoral Circle 2014 in Latin America: Winds of Change?

... Mexico does not fit this cycle, as its election will take place in 2018). This election marathon will hit its peak in 2014, when seven presidential election campaigns will take place in the region’s key countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay and Bolivia), with ballots to be cast by 50 percent of Latin American voters [1] . In six out of these seven nations (the exception being Costa Rica), the obvious favorites are either incumbent presidents or nominees of the ...

07.04.2014

Colombia: After the Parliamentary Elections

... Congress elections the ruling party lost ground to ex-president Alvaro Uribe’s party. Does this affect current president Juan Manuel Santos’ prospects for next May’s presidential elections? The results of the parliamentary elections in Colombia on March 9, 2014 did somewhat change the country’s political landscape. In January 2013 the ruling Social Party of National Unity (PSUN) split into the right wing headed by former president Alvaro Uribe (2002-2010) and the Democratic Center,...

31.03.2014

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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