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Mexico’s Independence From Spain

The Mexican War of Independence which led to Mexico’s independence from the Spanish Empire was originally just an idealistic rebellion by peasants against their landlords and masters. The war started in 1810 and lasted for more than a decade. It was led by Mestizos, Creoles and the Amerindians.

Jobs in Nigeria

Jobs In Nigeria have been in a constant downward spiral. From the SAP (Structural Adjustment Program) introduced by the regime of Gen. Ibrahim Babangida to 7 Point Agenda of President Umaru Yar’dua, Nigeria economy has been reeling from irresponsible political leadership, high level corruption, decaying infrastructure and elephant projects that have no useful or beneficial impact on the society.

OECD Anti Corruption Unit

The good will that accompanied the 1997 Bribery Convention will not last ad infinitum. Perceptions that countries are not living up to their obligations under the Conventions will inevitability weaken the agreement and lead to erosion of public confidence. Recuperating the momentum and enthusiasm of that initial accomplishment will go far to ensuring that it is not yet the end of the honeymoon.

Commercial Transactions – Money Laundering

One heartening development on the global financial scene is that it is being shown that coordinated international pressure on countries which fail to regulate against financial malpractice can have an impact. Although to be highly effective it does seem to need be backed up by some form of economic sanction or threat of sanctions.

Spying and Bribery

Attitudes in the West are changing. No longer is it deemed acceptable to bribe your way into a contract as long as you and your company are not caught. Such publicity and the increasing weight of legalisation is having a perceptible impact on the private sector.

Bribery of Foreign Officials

In the past the extent of bribery by companies from Western Europe and North America of foreign officials for contracts has been a matter of pure speculation. Little or no empirical evidence was available. But, over the last year or so that has begun to change. In that period we have seen the emergence of evidence from variety of sources that gives some hint of the sheer scale of the bribery by companies headquartered in countries in the region.

Political Parties Funding Recent History

Parties seek more money from the taxpayer but there will always be tight constraints on this source of funding. The obvious source of big money is rich donors and corporations. But such donors are not usually motivated by generosity.

Privatizing – A Way to Make Illicit Profits With Bribery and Corruption

For more than a year it has been France’s turn to fall under the microscope of the international media over bribery and corruption allegations, as it had been Britain’s turn in the mid 1990s over sleaze in the Conservative Government. Recent events in the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Austria, Britain, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Denmark, Cyprus, Malta, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Between them these countries are responsible for around 70% of world’s exports and 61.6% of the world’s combined GNPs.

Money, Arms and Much More

If one person in the West symbolizes the growing resistance to corruption it is Eva Jolly, the Paris based investigating magistrate in the Elf Aquitaine affair. With its allegations of bribes and suspicious arms deals involving those at the highest levels of French political life the case have rocked France over the last eighteen months.

Nigeria News

Nigeria news has had a colourful, interesting and fascinating history. Traditionally, Nigeria news was transmitted with a variety of local instruments: drums, sticks, gongs, fire, and voice e.t.c.

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