BRAZIL: Weapons Galore; Pay Raises Cause Outrage; CHILE: Never Convicted, Pinochet Dies; COLOMBIA: Colombia to Receive Orejuela's Money; INTERNATIONAL: Bribes the rule; MEXICO: Oaxaca still a mess; Drug Money, Impossible to Uproot; NICARAGUA: New Government Already in Motion; PERU: Worrying Signals; Fujimori's Money in Bank of Tokyo; and REGIONAL: A few families control all.
ARGENTINA: New Law to Include Terrorism; BRAZIL, COLOMBIA & PANAMA: More Soccer Players in Trouble; CHILE: Attempt to Reinforce Anti Money Laundering Legislation; COLOMBIA: Dollars Galore; Regulate yourself!; Creative Ways to Launder Money; MEXICO: Up in Arms; and PERU: Hope for Extradition.
CHILE: Informal Exchange Market Should Be Regulated; NICARAGUA: Ends Row over Frozen Money; PERU: Plot Thickens for Fujimori; REGIONAL: Coca Flourishes; Soccer under the microscope; and URUGUAY: More Anti-laundering Controls.
ARGENTINA New anti terrorism law Under pressure from the United States, Argentina is about to pass a law that will punish the funding of terrorist activities. Until now, Argentina did not have laws specifically combating terrorism funding. The Argentinean Congress
ARGENTINA & OTHERS Efforts to regulate remittances markets…The Argentinean Central Bank is examining a plan to toughen the regulation of the remittances market in order to prevent money laundering. Remittances to Argentina rose almost eightfold, from $100 billion in 2001
ARGENTINA: He Came Back for Christmas; BRAZIL: Banking Scandal; CHILE: "Pinochecks" Pay Back; COLOMBIA: Rodríguez Orejuela Faces Charges in the U. S.; ECUADOR: Money from Colombia?; GUATEMALA: No Visa for Military Men; LATIN AMERICA: More Corruption is expected in 2005; and PANAMA: Fraudulent Loans.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Colombia - for a criminal investigation into Jairo Aparicio Lenis and Maria Mercedes Cardona for suspected money laundering.
ARGENTINA Switzerland to investigate Menem's bank accountsSwiss judge Christine Junod will investigate whether beleaguered former president Carlos Menem had money in the country's banking system. Until now, Menem has escaped prosecution in spite of the fact that he has been
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Humberto Pava Camelo for suspected involvement in the laundering of proceeds of narcotics trafficking by Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela and Miguel Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela, of the Cali Cartel.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Liechtenstein into Juan Carlos Saavedra Molina and others for the alleged laundering of the proceeds of narcotics trafficking.