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August 9, 2013

Corruption Scandal Fuels Calls for Strict Party Funding Rules

The corruption scandal enveloping the governing conservative People's Party in Spain and its leader, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, calls into question the funding model for political parties and points towards the need for strict controls, experts say.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/08/corruption-scandal-fuels-calls-for-strict-party-funding-rules/
July 3, 2013

Getting Tough on Corruption in Cuba

As two separate trials of foreign businessmen continued amid extreme discretion, the Cuban government passed new anti-corruption measures, apparently indicating the Raúl Castro government’s desire to avoid loose ends with this thorny problem.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/07/getting-tough-on-corruption-in-cuba/

Getting Tough on Corruption in Cuba

As two separate trials of foreign businessmen continued amid extreme discretion, the Cuban government passed new anti-corruption measures, apparently indicating the Raúl Castro government’s desire to avoid loose ends with this thorny problem.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/07/getting-tough-on-corruption-in-cuba-2/
June 22, 2013

‘Grand’ Corruption Grips East Europe

A deeply-engrained culture of graft across Eastern Europe is destroying bonds between politicians and the people as populations lose faith in what they see as a self-serving elite “enriching” themselves at their expense, anti-corruption campaigners have said.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/06/grand-corruption-grips-east-europe/
June 17, 2013

Corruption Eats Into India’s Food Distribution System

As India’s Parliament prepares to pass a bill to provide heavily subsidised food to 810 million people, there are misgivings over its implementation through a notoriously corrupt public distribution system (PDS).
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/06/corruption-eats-into-indias-food-distribution-system/
June 16, 2013

Examining the Depths of Ethiopia’s Corruption

Ethiopia may be one of the fastest-growing, non-oil producing economies in Africa in recent years, but corruption in this Horn of Africa nation is a deterrent to foreign investors looking for stable long-term partnerships in developing countries.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/06/examining-the-depths-of-ethiopias-corruption-2/

Examining the Depths of Ethiopia’s Corruption

Ethiopia may be one of the fastest-growing, non-oil producing economies in Africa in recent years, but corruption in this Horn of Africa nation is a deterrent to foreign investors looking for stable long-term partnerships in developing countries.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/06/examining-the-depths-of-ethiopias-corruption/
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February 8, 2013

Corruption Muddies the Waters in Argentina

Two corruption scandals - one homegrown and the other originating in Spain – are again highlighting the connections in Argentina between irregular investments, the misuse of environmental remediation projects for private gain, and plans that contribute to the degradation of natural resources.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/02/corruption-muddies-the-waters-in-argentina/
February 4, 2013

Corruption Case Raises Iran Domestic Tensions

Iran's president has accused the brother of the speaker of parliament of corruption, increasing tensions between two of the country's most powerful political figures in the run-up to presidential elections in the country.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2013/02/corruption-case-raises-iran-domestic-tensions/
November 12, 2012

Honduran Police Protest Crackdown on Corruption

Police officers in Honduras are protesting regulatory measures and aptitude tests implemented as part of reforms aimed at purging the police force of corruption and growing links to organised crime.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/11/honduran-police-protest-crackdown-on-corruption/

Honduran Police Protest Crackdown on Corruption

Police officers in Honduras are protesting regulatory measures and aptitude tests implemented as part of reforms aimed at purging the police force of corruption and growing links to organised crime.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/11/honduran-police-protest-crackdown-on-corruption-2/
José Genoino, one of the former leaders of the PT found guilty in the "mensalão" trial. Credit: CC BY 2.5
November 7, 2012

Brazil’s Mensalao Trial: Blow to Corruption or Political Ploy?

Regarded by the mainstream media and opposition in Brazil as a landmark case in the fight against corruption, the Supreme Court trial of politicians and business leaders could have an exemplary effect if the justice system applies the same standard in other, less visible, cases.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/11/brazils-mensalao-trial-blow-to-corruption-or-political-ploy/
October 26, 2012

Tough Job? Try Reporting on Corruption in Kazakhstan

Lukpan Akhmedyarov, a 36-year-old reporter for an independent weekly in western Kazakhstan who was recently ambushed and nearly killed, was awarded the Peter Mackler Award for Ethical and Courageous Journalism this month – the first journalist from that country to receive international recognition in 10 years.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/10/tough-job-try-reporting-on-corruption-in-kazakhstan/

Tough Job? Try Reporting on Corruption in Kazakhstan

Lukpan Akhmedyarov, a 36-year-old reporter for an independent weekly in western Kazakhstan who was recently ambushed and nearly killed, was awarded the Peter Mackler Award for Ethical and Courageous Journalism this month – the first journalist from that country to receive international recognition in 10 years.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/10/tough-job-try-reporting-on-corruption-in-kazakhstan-2/
September 14, 2012

Pakistan Factory Blaze Points to Poor Safety Standards, Corruption

The inferno that killed over 250 people at a garments factory in Karachi’s Baldia Town on Sept. 11 has raised questions over not just poor workplace safety standards in industry but massive corruption in government which leads to the flouting of building laws.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/09/pakistan-factory-blaze-points-to-poor-safety-standards-corruption/
September 4, 2012

Côte d’Ivoire’s Universities – Shedding a Legacy of Violence and Corruption

Yacouba Coulibaly was pursuing a doctorate in education at Cocody University in Abidjan before Côte d’Ivoire’s post-election violence started in 2010. But his classes were routinely disrupted by armed members of a powerful student federation that wished to hold meetings instead.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/09/cote-divoires-universities-shedding-a-legacy-of-violence-and-corruption/
August 19, 2012

Treating Doctors for Corruption

Slovak doctors have launched an unprecedented campaign to rid their own profession of what is widely perceived as endemic bribery.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/08/treating-doctors-for-corruption/

Treating Doctors for Corruption

Slovak doctors have launched an unprecedented campaign to rid their own profession of what is widely perceived as endemic bribery.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/08/treating-doctors-for-corruption-2/
June 14, 2012

Waking Up to the Price of Corruption

Weeks ahead of a national election in Papua New Guinea, 3000 people gathered in the capital, Port Moresby, for the sixth annual Sir Anthony Siaguru Walk against Corruption organised by Transparency International, PNG, to peacefully protest about an issue that affects every aspect of citizens’ lives.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/06/waking-up-to-the-price-of-corruption/
May 10, 2012

Tangled Web of Corruption Debilitates Mexico

Although Mexico has signed several multilateral anti-corruption agreements, so far these instruments have yielded few concrete results in combating the rampant bribery, extortion and embezzlement, according to experts.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/05/tangled-web-of-corruption-debilitates-mexico/
February 24, 2012

Q&A: ‘Malaysians Must Vote Out Corruption, Racism’

Malaysia’s charismatic opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is tapping the spirit of the Arab Spring to end the 55-year unbroken rule of the United Malay National Organsiation (UMNO) and its allies in the Southeast Asian nation.
https://www.ipsnews.net/2012/02/malaysians-must-vote-out-corruption-racism/
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