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Corruption is blamed for hundreds of deaths in Mexico City earthquake

By Mark A. Bonta / September 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Corruption is blamed for hundreds of deaths in Mexico City earthquake

The deaths of hundreds of people in at least 28 of the 38 collapses in the 2017 earthquake in Mexico City were neither random nor unpreventable. Critics say the death toll was caused by a selective failure to enforce some of the strictest and most admired “quake-proof” building codes in world, put in place after […]

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Corruption: All in the family

By Heather Bourbeau / September 14, 2018 / Comments Off on Corruption: All in the family

More than $1.4 million cash and $15 million worth of luxury watches were seized at a Brazilian airport from the delegation accompanying the vice president of Equatorial Guinea. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the vice president of Equatorial Guinea and the son of longtime President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, arrived near São Paulo as part of an 11-person […]

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