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GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

Inter-American Development Bank debars Brazilian construction company for bribery

Copasa do Brasil is the second company to be debarred for its involvement in a million-dollar bribe to a public official in a road construction project in São Paulo.

12 August 2022

Martinelli brothers get three years for Odebrecht

The sons of former Panama president Ricardo Martinelli will also pay a fine of $250,000 each for their role in Latin America’s highest profile bribery scheme.

23 May 2022

Hong Kong anti-corruption agency charges construction executive

25 January 2021

Colombia fines two ex-Odebrecht executives

19 January 2021

Colombia issues first Odebrecht collusion fines

Colombia’s competition authority said employees at Odebrecht, Episol and Corficolombiana colluded to bribe public officials to win a highway project, in an investigation stemming from Odebrecht’s 2016 plea agreement with the US Department of Justice.

19 January 2021

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