Brasilia will host Latin American Summit by Odebrecht case

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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, them officials seek advance in matter of cooperation judicial with the objective of arming a record transnational on the case Odebrecht.
As part of the bilateral meetings, is expected to meet Janot with the Attorney general of Colombia, Néstor Humberto Martínez.
The Brazilian construction company Odebrecht would have paid 788 million dollars in bribes to 12 countries in Latin America and Africa, according to documents published by the United States Department of Justice.
The scandal by the made has splashed to various characters of the region. For example, the former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, is requested for having allegedly received bribes from the company.
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