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Home All Categories 'SCANDAL : INSIDE STORIES OF POWER, INTRIGUE AND CORRUPTION. Profumo, marilyn monroe, rock hudson, jeremy thorpe, onassis, watergate and others'. ISBN13: 9781856050289. scandal : inside stories of power, intrigue and corruption.
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In 2015, massive corruption scandals embroiled world leaders, high court judges, and the men who run the world’s soccer industry, among many others. Below, Foreign Policy chronicles some of the most egregious. Soccer’s world-governing body is so entangled in a massive web of corruption that it’s hard to pinpoint where it begins or ends, or even just how much money is involved. In May, after a lengthy .
Anti corruption candidate Cyril Ramaphosa defeated Mr Zuma's ex-wife to take the leadership of the party and bring new hope to supporters amid declining polls. It is thought the outgoing president had hoped to usher his ex-wife into power in a bid to shield himself from prosecution. She had promised white land grabs and a crackdown on white-owned businesses to tackle racial inequality. Mr Ramaphosa, a close ally and friend of Nelson Mandela, is expected to become president following the 2019 elections. uk or call 0207 782 4368.
This rise in corruption and the apparent reluctance of police chiefs to fight it is a toxic combination. As ever, chief constables blame lack of resources for not being able to pursue inquiries into claims of malpractice. If it had been just those three rogue officers, the story might quickly have been forgotten. But the tapes hinted at a far more endemic culture of graft and criminality. of corruption that came as a profound shock to a nation accustomed to seeing its constabulary through the prism of Dixon of Dock Green and Z Cars. A leading criminal lawyer of the time remarked: ‘It was like catching the Archbishop of Canterbury in bed with a prostitute.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - With a brisk clap of his hands, Michel Martelly summed up the first steps he would take if he ever left the music business and became the president of Haiti. First thing, after I establish my power, which would be very strong and necessary, I would close that congress thing, Mr. Martelly was quoted as saying in 1997, when he was still a hugely popular singer. His words have proved prophetic.
Dark intrigue: Benedict's decision to become the first leader of the Catholic Church to step aside since the Middle Ages has left a slew of unanswered questions. It was also a display of respect. For the man was Cardinal Angelo Sodano, who as Dean of the College of Cardinals will organise the coming conclave at the Sistine chapel where 117 cardinals from across the world choose the next pontiff. Yet in these ancient hallways, things are never entirely as they seem. The papers were given to Gianluigi Nuzzi, a reporter whose ‘Vatileaks’ scoop alleged corruption at the Vatican Bank, including the laundering of £160 million on behalf of the Mafia. In the wake of Nuzzi’s revelations, the bank’s president was forced to resign. A replacement is due to be announced in the coming months.
Steve Lynch, a former Honda marketing exec and author of Arrogance and Accords: The Inside Story of the Honda Scandal, describes a scene in this book in such extraordinary detail that it stays with the reader throughout the 300-plus pages that chronicles the largest commercial corruption case in . Thank you to Steve Lynch for writing a powerful book about how power and money can be so corruptive! I highly recommend this book for anyone who is a fan of Honda cars, and for anyone who is a fan of any driver who works for Rick Hendrick.