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Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno, speaks during a meeting with the media, at the Government Palace, in Quito, Ecuador, on Oct. 4, 2017, where announced that a mission of the International Monetary Fund will visit the country. EPA-EFE/Jose Jacome

Jorge Glas entered a Quito prison on Monday after Ecuador's top court accepted a request from the Attorney General's Office that the vice president be placed in preventive detention pending a possible indictment on corrruption charges related to Odebrecht.

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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