Weekly InSight: Latin America’s Odebrecht Scandal Just Keeps Growing

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In our March 29 Facebook Live session, Managing Editor Josefina Salomón and Senior Editor Mike LaSusa discussed recent developments in a seemingly never-ending international corruption scandal involving Brazil construction giant Odebrecht.

In the first part of the conversation, Salomón and LaSusa looked at some of the most recent developments in the scandal involving the construction conglomerate and how they have affected some of the most powerful political elites in the Americas — including Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the now former President of Peru Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who recently resigned over a scandal involving allegedly receiving bribes from Odebrecht.

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Part two focused on the question of the possible links between corruption and organized crime and the outlook for what is arguably the biggest corruption scandal in Latin America’s recent history.

Watch the full conversation below:

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Part 2:

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