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The leader of the Democratic caucus in the House, Nancy Pelosi (c), participates in a meeting in the Capitol, Washington DC (United States) on November 30, 2018. The first legislative proposal of the new Democratic majority in the House will be an anti-corruption law aimed at eradicating the influence of money in politics and expanding voting rights in the country, Pelosi announced. EFE/Michael Reynolds

Democrats’ first bill in the House is intended to fulfill their electoral promises - even if the Senate opposes it.

Transparency Int'l chief: "Corruption is like tango. You need two to dance.

 03/16/2018 - 05:41
La presidenta deTransparency International, Delia Ferreira, en un debate titulado "Rompiendo el ciclo de la corrupción" durante el Foro Económico Mundial para América Latina,  que tiene lugar en Sao Paulo esta semana. EPA-EFE/ Sebastiao Moreira

Corruption has permeated Latin America for many years, but the region's countries have the opportunity to "advance" and put an end to "impunity," the president of Transparency International, Delia Ferreira, said at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Sao Paulo.

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Venezuela Ex-Prosecutor says she has evidence linking Maduro to Odebrecht case

 08/24/2017 - 03:57
Former Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega participates in a meeting of Mercosur trade bloc attorneys general in Brasilia, Brazil, on Aug. 23, 2017. EFE/Joedson Alves

Former attorney general Luisa Ortega, who fled her homeland this month after being accused of treason by Venezuela's leftist government, said Wednesday she had evidence implicating President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials in a massive bribery scandal orchestrated by Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.

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