In South Africa, even the schoolchildren pay bribes

Anticorruption activists march against corruption Wednesday in Pretoria, South Africa. (Gianluigi Guercia / AFP/Getty Images) In South Africa, even the schoolchildren pay bribes Robyn Dixon Sept. 30, 2015 The corruption habit begins early in South Africa, with children bribing school gate guards a few cents to...

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Cocaine smuggler serving 140 years freed early, part of national trend

Reporting from Washington —  Luis Anthony Rivera was sentenced to life behind bars plus 140 years for his role in a 1983 cocaine-smuggling scheme, but just after midnight on Wednesday morning, he walked out of a Florida penitentiary a free man. Francois Holloway was similarly sent home...

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