Odebrecht has left at least 23 multi-million-dollar projects unfinished or stalled in Venezuela. A decision in the case should be made today.
Keiko Fujimori is accused of receiving about $1 million in illegal payments from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. The former first daughter has described the efforts to imprison her as "political persecution."
Brazil's ailing economy and rampant crime and corruption may have contributed to some voters' decision to cast their ballots for the far-right Jair Bolsonaro, Hildegard Stausberg writes in this guest commentary.
A money laundering scandal involving Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA could turn into a problem for a Swiss bank. A German banker recently affiliated with the lender has been arrested in Miami.
Opposition leader and ex-presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori has been detained as part of a graft probe. The widening investigation has ensnared former presidents and ministers.
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