Daily Corruption News: 15 January 2016
Filed under - Intergovernmental bodies
Today's top story
Global: U.S. woman agrees to aid UN probe prosecutors after plea
U.S. prosecutors secured their first conviction in a sweeping probe of corruption at the United Nations after a woman pleaded guilty to paying bribes to a former president of the UN General Assembly in an attempt to win his influence.
Global: HSBC fights to stop money-laundering report going public
Guatemala: Jimmy Morales asume la presidencia de una Guatemala en ruinas (Jimmy Morales becomes president of a Guatemala in ruins)
El Pais (TI mention)
Japan: Trial begins for former Thai leader Yingluck, accused of mismanagement
Macau: Casino hub Macau arrests 5 police officers for corruption
Spain: Spain's Podemos urged to explain alleged Iranian funding link
Blogs and opinion
Mexico: Why cartels are killing Mexico’s mayors
The New York Times (TI mention)
Poland: End of the line for Warsaw Express?
EUobserver (TI mention)