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President Roosevelt pointing at a map of South America towards the area explored during the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition in Brazil as another man looks on between 1913 and 1919. Library of Congress

What Latin America Can Learn From Past Anticorruption Success

As Latin America reflects on its current wave of anticorruption successes—including the arrest of former Guatemalan president, Odebrecht prosecutions in Peru, and the ongoing Lava Jato cleanup in Brazil—it may be both sobering and heartening to consider the history of past anticorruption successes around the world. Read More

July 12, 2017

Helping U.S. Lawyers in the Fight Against International Corruption

Last year was momentous for the breadth and depth of corruption revealed globally.

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June 22, 2017

If NAFTA Ends, Ford's Move to China Will Be Just the Start

Ford announced this week that instead of building its new Focus – the best-selling car in the world – in a new $1.6 billion dollar Mexico-based plant, it will ship cars for North American customers from China.

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June 20, 2017

Corruption Brief Series: Lessons from Guatemala

I am pleased to share the latest report in the Corruption Brief series from the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. In this report, I focus on the case of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (better known by its Spanish acronym CICIG). In partnership with its Guatemalan counterparts, CICIG has successfully prosecuted senior government officials and achieved important reforms of the legal system.

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