Daily Corruption News: 5 January 2016

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 5 January 2016

Today's top story

Brazil: Brazil's Lula summoned to testify in bribery case
Reuters

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was summoned to testify as a witness for a lobbyist accused of paying bribes to alter legislation in favour of businesses, local media reported on Monday.



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Global: IMF chief welcomes Nigeria's anti-corruption drive, urges diversification
Reuters

Global: Turkey puts US-based cleric on trial over Erdogan graft claims
Agence France-Presse

Guam: Guam ambulance company GM, staffer admit to fraud conspiracy
Associated Press

Haiti: Panel says vote irregularities due to incompetence
Associated Press

Honduras: APJ reconoce reducción de tasa de homicidios en 2015, pero recuerda que índices siguen altos (APJ acknowledges decrease in homicide rate in 2015 but reminds that rates remain high)
Proceso (TI mention)

India: Money laundering: RBI to share banks' inspection report
The Economic Times

Mexico: Corruption poses huge challenge for Mexican president
The Dallas Morning News

Thailand: Thailand's forest rangers step up training in violent 'blood wood' war
The Guardian



Blogs and opinion

Malaysia: The Malaysian government has no sense of humour — and that’s dangerous
The Washington Post

Ukraine: Ukraine’s ruling class and public take different views of corruption
World Politics Review (TI mention)



News from Transparency International

On the web: Investigative journalism: uncovering corruption
Press release: Media advisory: Corruption Perceptions Index to be launched 27 January 2016





Country / Territory - Brazil   
Region - Americas   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Accountability   |   Governance   |   Judiciary   |   Law enforcement   |   Politics and government   |   Private sector   
Tags - Lobbyists   |   Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva   

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