Tag: <span>FIFA</span>

South American Football Officials May Lose Diplomatic Immunity in Paraguay

Top Story — Legislators in Paraguay voted on Thursday to strip the South American football organization of diplomatic immunity, a move that will likely accelerate an international investigation into claims […] Read More >

Latin American Governments Probe FIFA Fraud

Top Story — Several Latin American governments on Thursday began their own investigations into corruption at the international soccer organization FIFA, after the U.S. Justice Department indicted 14 marketing executives […] Read More >

FIFA Officials From Across Americas Indicted on Corruption Charges

In a sweeping indictment announced on Wednesday, the U.S. Justice Department charged 14 marketing executives and top officials from international soccer’s governing body FIFA — 12 of whom are from […] Read More >

World Cup Preview; Group A and B Feature Some of Latin America’s Premier Talent

The 2010 Word Cup begins this Friday, June 11, in South Africa and as Ryszard Kapuściński wrote, “in Latin America…the border between soccer and politics is vague.” So to prepare […] Read More >