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Ecuador’s congress green-lights corruption probe against VP – Associated Presss

Ecuador’s congress cleared the way Friday for Vice President Jorge Glas to be investigated for allegedly taking bribes from a Brazilian construction giant involved in a sprawling regional graft scandal. The unanimous vote by the legislature makes Glas the highest-ranking official in Ecuador to be probed for purportedly receiving some of the $33 million that Brazil’s Odebrecht has acknowledged paying in exchange for contracts. Read more>>

JORGE GLAS

Ecuador’s congress cleared the way Friday for Vice President Jorge Glas to be investigated for allegedly taking bribes from a Brazilian construction giant involved in a sprawling regional graft scandal. The unanimous vote by the legislature makes Glas the highest-ranking official in Ecuador to be probed for purportedly receiving some of the $33 million that Brazil’s Odebrecht has acknowledged paying in exchange for contracts. Read more>>

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