Latin American politicians and public officials of the papers Panama

The Latin American politicians and public office papers Panama

from Macri to Francolini, from Ecuador to Argentina.

through ICIJ , the International consortium of Investigative Journalists, have published papers Panama, more than eleven million internal documents Mossack Fonseca , a firm of Panamanian lawyers considered one of the world’s leading companies offshore (registered in a country societies which make no economic activity, in order to avoid certain types of taxes). The publication, besides the ICIJ portal itself has been made in the international media who have worked on the investigation of these documents: the Confidential in Spain, Süddeutsche Zeitung (who received the documentation filtered), Univisión … Among all proper names that are part of the papers panama we wanted to rescue the political and Latin American public office.

  • Mauricio Macri, president of Argentina . He took office recently, in December 2015. According to papers Panama, Mauricio Macri, with his father Francisco and his brother Mariano were the administrators of the company Fleg Trading Ltd , which was established in Bahamas in 1998 and was dissolved in January 2009. Macri made public their financial disclosure reports in 2007 and 2008, when he was mayor of the city of Buenos Aires, but they did not include any reference to Fleg Trading . If you specified $ 158,000 in assets abroad in 2008 without disclosing the specific location as well as a bank account at Merrill Lynch in the US, 2.9 million in 2007 and 1.9 million in 2008.

  • Juan Armando Hinojosa . Known as the “contractor favorite” of Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexican president. The highlight of the past and present known Hinojosa is the business network who leads, with $ 750 million closed with government agencies. In the papers of Panama, a offshore network of 100 million dollars created after a controversy originated in late 2014, in relation to Angelica Rivera, wife of Peña Nieto, who bought a mansion seven million notes dollars to the president’s family and ended up discovering that it was built by the network of Hinojosa. In August 2015 the Ministry of Public Administration concluded that there was no conflict of interest in the real estate transaction, and freed from blame Peña Nieto. This offshore network was based on three trusts Hinojosa (on behalf of his sister and mother) that Mossack Fonseca helped create so that it could withdraw from several accounts a total of 100 million dollars. The network Hinojosa was divided into nine entities throughout three nations. United Kingdom, the Netherlands and New Zealand

  • Daniel Muñoz, advisor to the Kirchner . He was private secretary and personal advisor of Nestor Kirchner, Argentina’s president. When he came to power Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, his wife, she was his assistant for two years. In 2009 he was investigated for illicit enrichment, a position he would he retired soon after. In 2013 he returned to the Argentine media, who reported that helped move “bags of money” Nestor Kirchner in Buenos Aires to Santa Cruz. These charges were dropped him in July 2015 for lack of evidence. According to papers Panama, Muñoz, with his wife, was linked to Gold Black , a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands in 2010 with the purpose of investment in the US housing sector.

 Nestor Grindetti.

Nestor Grindetti.

  • Nestor Grindetti, former Minister of Finance of Buenos Aires . He was in office when the mayor of Buenos Aires was in the hands of Mauricio Macri. Since December 2015 serves as mayor of Lanús. According to papers Panama, Grindetti was linked to Mercier International SA , company offshore incorporated in Panama in 2010, since its inception until 2013. This company used a Swiss bank account. Neither the Swiss account or Mercier International were mentioned by Grindetti in their assets declarations between 2010 and 2013.

  • Pedro Miguel Delgado, former governor of Central Bank of Ecuador . And cousin Rafael Correa, president of Ecuador. The controversy began in 2013 when he admitted he faked his college degree, which he could carry prison if convicted on charges of fraud that are still unresolved. He currently lives in the United States while the Ecuadorian government continues trying to achieve his extradition. His relationship with Panama papers appears through Austrobank Panama S.A. , a bank whose parent is the Group Eljuri , a large Ecuadorian conglomerate. This bank granted a mortgage of $ 190,000 to Delgado and his wife, then vice consul of Ecuador in Miami, where the house was to buy that mortgage. Pedro Miguel Delgado has confirmed Univision that owns real estate in Miami.

  • César Almeyda, former intelligence chief of Peru . He was an advisor of Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, and intelligence chief in 2003, for three months. Later she starred in several media scandals of corruption that led him to meet nearly three years in prison which ended in 2006. In 2007 he was convicted again for another four years, of which he served largely under house arrest. In 2010, before the question of whether he had bank accounts in tax havens, which denied full. But according to papers Panama, Almeyda is administrator and secretary of Trei Investments Corp. since its inception in 1999, in Panama.

  • Alfredo Ovalle, president of the Chilean Confederation of Production and Trade . He had this position from 2006 to 2008. He also chaired the National Mining Society of Chile (SONAMI) between 2005 and 2009, when he resigned following questions posed by the Chilean Center for Investigative Journalism (CIPER) on its links with which it was boss finance DINA, the secret police of the Pinochet government. Humberto made link between Olavarria Aranguren (DINA worker and partner in several companies Ovalle) and Guillermo Endara, Panama’s president. Papers in Panama is a society offshore with investments in mining and food distribution, Sierra Leone SA , founded in 1987. Ovalle, with Raimundo Langlois, had a power notarial this, and they were also managers Chilean group Mining Ashes . The goal, investing in several companies and receive dividends from their investments, to enter accounts as Terrabank in Miami, HSBC Bank in Panama, American Express Bank, Credit Suisse, Multibank and General Bank. In 2013, Credicorp Bank to open a bank account after learning that Ovalle was the owner.

  • Victor Cruz, former commander of the army of Venezuela . He was fired from his position in the Venezuelan army on charges of embezzlement in his previous management of a social development fund worth 113 million dollars. In 2007 he was accused of illicit enrichment and not to disclose financial interests. He was also accused of sending “hundreds of thousands of dollars” to bank accounts abroad. In the papers Panama is in turn an opening of a society of Seychelles, Cruz Weffer , which issued bearer shares figure used mainly to hide the name of the owner of a company offshore . This society is inactive since January 2011.

  • Javier Molina, former adviser of the National Intelligence Secretariat (SINSenain) . Known in recent times for having hacked email accounts and Facebook of an opposition politician. It was Mossack Fonseca worker in Quito, as representatives. Until 2011 he worked in Mossack Fonseca & Co. (Quito) Ltd. , a company incorporated in the Seychelles to sell companies offshore to Ecuadorian citizens. Years later, Molina came to own, manage or participate almost twenty companies operating in five jurisdictions offshore .

  • César Rosenthal, son of the vice president of Honduras . Directs Cable Color S.A. and is the son of Jaime Rosenthal, who besides being Honduran exvicepresidente is one of the richest businessmen in the country. He was investigated for tax evasion and this year 2016 has been claimed by Honduras for extradition from United States of drug money laundering. Papers in Panama listed as president and sole shareholder of Renton Management S.A. , formed in February 2014 in Panama. This company is owned aircraft and investigated a held in Guatemala as part of research to Rosenthal and his family for money laundering, having found nothing illegal in it. US prosecutors accused Rosenthal and family for money laundering for drug trafficking networks.

Galo Chiriboga.

Galo Chiriboga.

  • Galo Chiriboga, Ecuador Attorney General . Before he was Minister of Labour, Minister of Mines and Petroleum, and ambassador to Spain. He is also a distant relative of Rafael Correa. In 1999, according to the papers of Panama, registered Madrigal Finance Corp. and through it committed a fraud, although the court ruling acquitting him. Never in the past eleven years has clarified the real property related to this case in their asset declarations.

  • Jesús Villanueva, executive of an oil of Venezuela . It was increasing its weight in Petroleos de Venezuela (PdVSA) after the arrival of Hugo Chavez to power in 1998. In 2006, when he was director, a decision to the Commission on Securities and Exchange United States pointed to a lack of “independence” by Villanueva as established by the New York Stock Exchange since made compatible vice chair of the Audit Committee as financial expert of the Audit Committee. After several controversies surrounding its accounting, Petroleos de Venezuela currently under investigation from the United States for corruption and laundering. Papers in Panama figure how Mossack Fonseca helped form Blue Sea Enterprises Corp. in Panama, a company designed to manage savings Villanueva abroad, EFG Bank deposited in Swiss bank. In emails leaked the founders of the Panamanian company aimed at “high risk” of doing business with him direct access to the public treasury and the origin of their funds, and therefore their potential danger for the interest that could raise a “politically exposed person”. Villanueva solved this barrier giving power of attorney to his daughter, Anny Josefina Villanueva.

  • Riccardo Francolini, former director of a public bank in Panama and other two Panamanian public enterprises. It is also regarded as one of the closest to the president of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli. He was associated with a network of bribes amounting reaching around half a million dollars. Papers in Panama are two companies offshore your name coinciding in time with his adviser firms managing government-controlled paper. In January 2015, Mossack Fonseca resigned to the representation of these companies for the same reason that what happened with Jesus Villanueva, was a “politically exposed person”. The companies were Jamefield Investment , created in the Virgin Islands in 2014, and Gladden Corporation , created in the Bahamas in 1998.


Latin American politicians and public officials of the papers Panama
Source: english  
April 3, 2016

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