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Barcelona deny corruption after six board members resign

Barcelona deny corruption after six board members resign

Barcelona have denied what the club describes as "serious and unfounded accusations" of corruption after a former vice-president claimed someone "had put their hands in the till". Emili Rousaud was one of six board members to resign on Thursday night as Ba

Ecuador ex-president sentenced to eight years for corruption

Ecuador ex-president sentenced to eight years for corruption

Former Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa was sentenced in absentia to eight years in prison for corruption during his 10-year term in office, the attorney general's office said Tuesday.Correa -- who was president from 2007-17 but now lives in exile in Belgium

Ecuador ex-president sentenced to eight years for corruption

Ecuador ex-president sentenced to eight years for corruption

Former Ecuador president Rafael Correa was sentenced in absentia to eight years in prison for corruption during his 10-year term in office, the attorney general's office said Tuesday.Correa -- who was president from 2007-17 but now lives in exile in Belgium,

Ex-Honduras president disgraced by FIFAgate dies aged 76

Ex-Honduras president disgraced by FIFAgate dies aged 76

Honduran ex-president Rafael Callejas, who pleaded guilty in the United States for his part in the sweeping FIFAgate football corruption scandal, died Saturday aged 76, his family said. Callejas passed away of a heart attack in a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia,