September 2016


CD vote buyers jailed

Vega organized parties and gave away bicycles, toys and appliances. The La Prensa photos shows constituents carrying away the booty in December 2013 TWO FORMER CD electoral candidates  have been jailed for three years for…


Primary surplus fight is shelved

The government is preparing to table its revised midterm fiscal plan with no changes to the primary surplus targets for 2019 and 2020. It is expecting pressure from the country’s creditors as it has not…


All about the money

The competition for four broadcasting licenses was presented by the government as a process that would deliver a resounding slap to corruption and entangled interests. Government officials and, of course, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras never…