Daily Corruption News: 23 April 2012
Filed under - Private sector
Today's top storyGlobal: Vast Mexico bribery case hushed up by Wal-Mart after top-level struggle
International Herald Tribue
In September 2005, a senior Wal-Mart lawyer received an alarming e-mail from a former executive at the company’s largest foreign subsidiary, Wal-Mart de Mexico. In the e-mail and follow-up conversations, the former executive described how Wal-Mart de Mexico had orchestrated a campaign of bribery to win market dominance.
More newsGlobal: U.S. lawmakers submit updated Magnitsky Bill
The Moscow Times
Bangladesh: Lawmen failing to function
The Daily Star (TI mention)
Czech Republic: Czechs protest new austerity measures
International Herald Tribune
Georgia: Why do many Georgians give their property to the state?
Democracy and Freedom Watch (TI mention)
Ireland: Far-reaching whistleblower laws needed, says watchdog
The Irish Times (TI mention)
USA: Corruption case shines Light on NYPD
Blogs and opinionGlobal: International stolen asset recovery as a development issue. A World Bank president's legacy?
Brazil: Brazil's great opening?
China: China's leaders are cracking down on Bo Xilai and his Chongqing model
News from Transparency InternationalOn the blog: If you don't know how to fix it, please stop breaking it
Web feature: Standing still? What the world's biggest economies are doing about corruption