corruption

A World Cup stained with blood and bribery

Qatar is a World Cup tainted by blood and corruption. The spread of these facts preoccupies the leadership of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) which, less than 20 days before the start of the tournament, asked the teams…

Peru’s presidents and corruption 1995-2022 (I)

Peru is perhaps the only country in the world in which more than five former presidents have been or are immersed in criminal proceedings for various crimes. The cases of Francisco Morales Bermúdez (sentenced to life imprisonment and deceased in…

The “unbearable lightness” of politics

High altitudes are characterised by a marked lack of oxygen. The world is upside down. Not only as a product of the events provoked by climate change or the absurd and irresponsible way of destroying what has been placed in…

Why African Elites Need Honorary Medals for Corruption

Without a doubt, Africa’s political history has indeed documented that power collapses, absolute power collapses absolutely. The worst scenario is political power fraught with deep-seated corruption, lack of transparency, and lack of public accountability. This has been the case, over…

Guatem-mata, a not so subliminal message

There are blunders and there are failed acts. Make no mistake. To explain the strange headline of this column, I must point out that it refers to the most recent action of the communication secretariat of the presidency of the…

A wide and foreign territory

Corporate voracity over dependent nations with corrupt governments. “You do what you want with the waters of my rivers, with the landscape of my land, with the air I breathe, with the health of my compatriots, with the honour of…

Political instability and signs of alleged corruption in Peru

Peruvian President José Pedro Castillo Terrones took office on 28 July after defeating Keiko Fujimori, the candidate of the Fuerza Popular organisation, in a run-off election that was decided by less than one percent of the vote. Since then, the…

PetroPeru and the end of corruption

After the dismissal of 19 Petro Peru managers, all linked to the corruption machine of Keiko Fujimori and Martin Vizcarra, the corrupt press of neo-liberalism began a campaign of image laundering of these characters, the former managers, known as the…

The winners are those who best accept and assume their failures.

Uncontrolled competition, individualism and exitism are corroding people, society and its institutions because in order to be successful, many are transgressing values such as honesty and respect for the rights of others. They are unwilling to fail and will do…

The crucifixion of the pianist and enlightened corruption

At the very moment when the media pack is alone in the dubious enterprise of tearing apart the image of the unfortunate Rodrigo Rojas Vade, an episode that is so well oiled in the strategy of delegitimising and discrediting the…

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