(September 15, 2005) US investigators find 100 accounts linked to general; secret payments listed to alleged front companies.
(August 25, 2005) Money, not human rights, may prove to be ex-dictator’s Achilles heel, analyst says.
(August 15, 2005) US$1 million repatriated to Chile; Mrs. Pinochet repatriated home.
(May 19, 2005) Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who faces a court investigation for possible crimes related to his multimillion dollar secret bank accounts, suffered a mini-stroke on Thursday and was hospitalized for several hours.
(May 10, 2005) Former Argentine government ministers, lawmakers and judges who benefited from graft payments throughout the 1990s could be punished by little more than a slap on the wrist if "secret laws" that permitted the corruption are not revoked.
(March 17, 2005) The scale of the alleged fraud is greater than previously disclosed.
(March 15, 2005) Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet failed to pay more than 17 million dollars in back taxes to the Chilean Internal Revenue Service (IRS) since 1980, judicial sources revealed Tuesday.
(February 25, 2005) Some Filipino lawmakers would like to emulate Argentina, which defaulted on its loans in December 2001, rather than heed its example as a warning.
(February 17, 2005) An economic crisis as astonishing as Argentina’s deserves a detailed forensic examination, and in Paul Blustein’s second book it receives it.
(February 15, 2005) The implications of Argentina’s struggle with IMF debt for highly indebted poor countries.
(February 7, 2005) Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s defense is seeking permission to use money from his notorious Riggs Bank accounts to repay US$5 million to the Chilean Tax Service (SII)
(February 1, 2005) High-profile debt cases in South Asia, Argentina and Iraq are leading to increased calls worldwide for independent tribunals to determine which debts are not legally enforceable.
(January 20, 2005) A Chilean judge is to launch an international search for secret bank accounts belonging to former military ruler General Augusto Pinochet.
(January 20, 2005) As hostility to Argentina’s debt swap offer spread from Italy to Germany, Argentina made a rare apology on television to Italian bondholders, most of them pensioners, who bought the country’s bonds before a default three years ago.
(January 17, 2005) Riggs Bank directors did not question the nature of the bank’s relationship with the former Chilean dictator Gen. Pinochet; no internal procedures were changed and the board took no action, say sources.