Latin America

Guatemala ex-dictator's daughter barred from presidential race

Court rules Zury Rios cannot run due to constitutional ban on relatives of leaders who came to power by force.

Guatemala ex-dictator's daughter barred from presidential race

Corruption

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on corruption charges

It's the second time Michel Temer will be jailed on allegations that he participated in a vast corruption scheme.

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on corruption charges

101 East

Malaysia: Power and Corruption

We investigate corruption in Malaysia and the 1MDB scandal that saw billions of dollars siphoned out of the country.

Guatemala

Indigenous groups march 200km across Guatemala against corruption

Hundreds of indigenous people from across Guatemala walk 200km to demand an end to corruption and rights violations.

Indigenous groups march 200km across Guatemala against corruption

Malaysia

Malaysia says US returned $57m in 1MDB funds

Amount repatriated was forfeited from a Hollywood film production company linked to Najib's stepson Riza Aziz.

Malaysia says United States returned $57m in 1MDB funds

Panama

Panama goes to polls amid corruption scandals

Surveys show the ruling Panamenista Party will lose power in elections marked by outrage over corruption allegations.

Panama votes to elect president amid corruption scandals

101 East

Pakistan's Fake Degrees

Investigating how Pakistan's degree mill profits from selling fake qualifications to people around the world.

Algeria

Algeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader

Fifty-year-old businessman Mohamed Djemai replaces Moad Bouchareb, state television reports.

Algeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader

Asia Pacific

Former PM Najib fails to have seven corruption charges dismissed

Najib challenged criminal breach of trust, abuse of power and money laundering charges at the start of his trial.

Former PM Najib fails to have seven corruption charges dismissed

Algeria

Algeria: 5 billionaires arrested as part of anti-corruption drive

Move follows army chief's pledge to launch anti-fraud crackdown as protesters continue to demand political overhaul.

Algeria: 5 billionaires arrested as part of anti-corruption drive

Latin America

Peruvians celebrate the life of former President Alan Garcia

Garcia's political allies blame the press and public prosecutors for his death.

Latin America

Peru ex-leader Garcia dies after shooting himself before arrest

Garcia died in a hospital after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest him amid corruption probe.

The Listening Post

The media backstory behind Malaysia's 1MDB corruption case

As Malaysia's former PM Najib Razak stands trial for kleptocracy, the media he tried to silence are out in force.

Counting the Cost

Can Brazil's Bolsonaro deliver an economic miracle?

After 100 days in office, a look at Bolsonaro's plan to lift a country still struggling to recover from a recession.

Europe

Ukraine launches long-awaited anti-corruption court

The court is being set up before a presidential poll runoff as part of Ukraine's $3.9bn loan programme with IMF.

Ukraine launches long-awaited anti-corruption court