Latin America

New Car Wash testimony involves three South American leaders

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Former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and Bolivian President Evo Morales

Operation Car Wash, the biggest corruption investigation in Brazil’s history, has long since spilled over the country’s borders. Construction firm Odebrecht—the central focus of the Car Wash probe—admitted to being involved in corrupt deals in several other countries, leading to vast political fallout and the suicide of a former head of state. Now, new testimony indicates that OAS, another big player in the Car Wash scandal, may have engaged in similar dealings around the continent.

Odebrecht’s malfeasance in Latin America

With regard to Odebrecht, allegations, accusations and subsequent convictions for dealings abroad centered largely on Peru. The brave Southern Interoceanic...

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