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Eduardo Li wins lawsuit against insurance company over defense costs in FIFA corruption case

A judge ruled that insurer Lloyd's of London must pay for Li's legal defense in the FIFA corruption case. But there's one catch.

Football: US releases three FIFA guilty plea transcripts

A U.S. judge released Monday transcripts of guilty pleas from three prominent defendants in the sweeping FIFA corruption investigation who confessed to crimes and agreed to pay $37.5 million in compensation.

Honduras foreign minister resigns over police murder scandal

Honduran daily El Heraldo revealed that senior police officers ordered the assassination of Honduras' top anti-drug official, Arístides González, in December 2009.

FIFA ex-VP Hawit pleads guilty in corruption case

Alfredo Hawit, who is from Honduras and also served as CONCACAF president, appeared Monday at a hearing in a Brooklyn court where he agreed in addition to his guilty pleas to forfeit nearly $1 million.

Brazilian bribe money funded Rousseff’s reelection, daily reports

Bribe money from a giant corruption scheme at Brazilian state oil company Petrobras went into President Dilma Rousseff' reelection campaign coffers, a former CEO has told prosecutors, according to a report released Thursday.

Costa Rica in the Panama Papers leak

Most of the dozens of Costa Rican individuals and firms mentioned in the Panama Papers have not been directly accused of criminal activity, but media outlets and the Solís administration have been quick to suggest that some of their activities point toward attempts to avoid paying taxes in Costa Rica.
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Guatemala Issues Historic Apology for Black Market Adoptions

Guatemala's president on Friday offered an official apology to one of the many families whose children were taken away and adopted abroad in a...

Central American Countries Declare Emergency as Dengue Deaths Rise

A hundred people have died this year from a dengue outbreak in Central America, where the most affected country is Guatemala, with half of...

Maritime Patrols Intensify as Panama Tightens Border Control

Panama reinforced maritime surveillance on Thursday, after closing some passages in the Darién jungle to control the arrival of migrants traveling to the United...