Mexico’s Independence From Spain

The Mexican War of Independence which led to Mexico’s independence from the Spanish Empire was originally just an idealistic rebellion by peasants against their landlords and masters. The war started in 1810 and lasted for more than a decade. It was led by Mestizos, Creoles and the Amerindians.

Jobs in Nigeria

Jobs In Nigeria have been in a constant downward spiral. From the SAP (Structural Adjustment Program) introduced by the regime of Gen. Ibrahim Babangida to 7 Point Agenda of President Umaru Yar’dua, Nigeria economy has been reeling from irresponsible political leadership, high level corruption, decaying infrastructure and elephant projects that have no useful or beneficial impact on the society.

OECD Anti Corruption Unit

The good will that accompanied the 1997 Bribery Convention will not last ad infinitum. Perceptions that countries are not living up to their obligations under the Conventions will inevitability weaken the agreement and lead to erosion of public confidence. Recuperating the momentum and enthusiasm of that initial accomplishment will go far to ensuring that it is not yet the end of the honeymoon.

Commercial Transactions – Money Laundering

One heartening development on the global financial scene is that it is being shown that coordinated international pressure on countries which fail to regulate against financial malpractice can have an impact. Although to be highly effective it does seem to need be backed up by some form of economic sanction or threat of sanctions.

Spying and Bribery

Attitudes in the West are changing. No longer is it deemed acceptable to bribe your way into a contract as long as you and your company are not caught. Such publicity and the increasing weight of legalisation is having a perceptible impact on the private sector.

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