Alan Garcia

Latin America Round-Up: August 26, 2010

COLOMBIA New Government, Old Challenges Colombian President Álvaro Uribe ends his second consecutive term with 75% approval ratings and strong international support reflected by his designation as vice chair of a UN appointed international panel to investigate Israel's attack on

Latin America Round-Up: May 25, 2010

CENTRAL AMERICA New initiative against corruptionThe countries of Central America's so called northern triangle - El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala - are studying setting up an international commission against impunity, a body capable of taking on organized crime in the

Latin America Round-Up: March 10, 2010

COSTA RICA Arrested with $259,000 A Mexican identified only as Ramírez Sánchez was arrested in San José with $259,000 hidden in his luggage as he was trying to get back to Guadalajara. Costa Rican authorities also detained a Panamanian identified

Latin America Round-Up: November 25, 2009

BRAZIL Favelas Drugs, guns and gangsIn São João, a favela on the north side of Rio, drug gang look outs perch on rooftops and at other strategic spots overlooking the entry points to the slum, just a few meters from

Latin America Round Up: February 13, 2009

ARGENTINA Money mess at the Ministry A few days before the Néstor Kirchner transferred power to his wife Cristina in December, 2007, the Ministry of Finance paid irregularly $15.7 million to a group of foreign insurance companies linked to Iván

Latin America Round-Up: April 5, 2007

ARGENTINA: Diego Maradona a money launderer?; Banco de la Nación in trouble; BRAZIL: Embarrassment at the National Lottery; ECUADOR: Institutional Crisis; THE TRIPLE FRONTIER: A Mystery Kidnapping; PERU: Money-launderers Free to Go; Yesterday Accused, Today In Power.

Latin America Round-Up: July 10, 2006

CHILE: The Arms-Laundering Connection; COLOMBIA: Updated Black List; INTERNATIONAL: International Cooperation Facilitates Capture; PANAMA: Towards Expansion?; and PERU: García Wins; and New Tools to Fight against Laundering.

Latin America Round-Up: January 4, 2006

ARGENTINA: Corruption Grows, Prevention Low; CHILE: Chasing Pinochle's Funds; PERU: Corruption, Another Contender in Elections; Despite everything, Flores puts Woodman on her ticket; Banca Intesa Sells Wiese.