Brasilia will host Latin American Summit by Odebrecht case

The case of the Brazilian construction company is being investigated in several countries. | Photo: Reuters

Prosecutors or attorneys from several Latin American countries will meet on 16 and 17 February in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, as part of a Summit concerning bribery perpetrated by the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
In the Amazonian capital will be authorities from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Dominican Republic, to exchange information on the progress of the investigations.
Under the baton of the host Rodrigo Janot, Attorney general of Brazil, officials will seek to advance in the field of judicial cooperation in order to build a transnational record on the Odebrecht case.
As part of those meetings bilateral, is expected that Janot is meet with the fiscal general of Colombia, Nestor Humberto Martinez.
The construction Brazilian Odebrecht would have paid 788 million of dollars in bribes to 12 countries of America Latin and Africa, according to documents published by the Department of Justice of United States.
The scandal by the fact has dotted with various characters from the region. For example, the former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, is requested for having allegedly received bribes from the company.
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