Odebrecht S.A. is a Brazilian conglomerate, headquartered in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, consisting of diversified businesses in the fields of engineering, construction, chemicals and petrochemicals. The company was founded in 1944 in Salvador, Bahia by Norberto Odebrecht, and is now present in the regions of the Americas, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Its leading company is Norberto Odebrecht Construtora.
Spanish police on Wednesday arrested former chief executive of Mexico's state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, who was wanted on corruption charges in a graft case involving Brazilian builder Odebrecht,.. Reuters - Published
Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was released from prison on Friday after spending 13 months in pre-trial detention in a corruption case linked to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. France 24 - Published
Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori walked free from prison on Friday night after being jailed for more than a year pending a trial over allegations she accepted illegal campaign contributions.. Reuters - Published
Peru's Constitutional Tribunal on Monday ordered the release of opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, jailed last year for alleged money laundering and receiving illegal contributions from Brazilian.. Reuters - Published
Swiss federal prosecutors said they had opened an investigation of private bank J. Safra Sarasin as part of a wide-ranging corruption probe surrounding Brazilian state oil company Petrobras and.. Reuters - Published
Scandal-ridden Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, which has admitted to spending nearly $800 million to bribe officials across Latin America to win contracts, filed for bankruptcy protection Monday,.. France 24 - Published
Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht announced on Monday it was filing for bankruptcy protection and would restructure more than 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to The Rio Times. The deal.. WorldNews - Published