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  • 13 Sep 2016 » Restricted report shows 18 million overrun in Spanish state company
    Restricted report by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Alimentation and Environment, from July 2016, provides evidence of 18 million euros in irregular overrun at the state company ACUAMED, dedicated to hydraulic works, between 2007 and 2014.

  • 07 Jun 2016 » Castellana Papers: Revealing the secret offshore network of Spain's royal family members
    As part of the first installment of 'The Castellana Papers', the AWP has revealed how members of Spain's royalty made use of the 2012 fiscal amnesty to legalize up to 4 million euro they had hidden in Switzerland.

  • 07 Jun 2016 » The Castellana Papers, exposing massive offshore financial structure in Spain
    The Castellana Papers is a 15GB information leak from the files of a prominent tax advisor, located in the Paseo de la Castellana, the heart of Madrid's financial area. In total, there are 38,5898 documents that reveal the diverse formulas used by big fortunes, businessmen, public workers and wealthy families to hide their money or avoid paying taxes in Spain.

  • 14 Apr 2016 » Ecuador's government and local Internet service providers work together secretly to censor websites
    Mmorandum from Telefónica (Movistar), one of Ecuador's largest internet service providers. The letter states that on March 28 2014, between 19:20 and 19:53, users reported being unable to access Google and Youtube. After verifying the incident for a second time, the unit explained that the problem was because the local Internet Service Providers Association (AEPROVI) 'blocked access to certain websites on orders from the government'. AEPROVI, after acknowledging this, reverted the blockade.

  • 28 Mar 2016 » Advertising expenditures of Madrid's City Council, 2011 to 2015
    The following documents contain the total advertising expenditures made by the City Council of Madrid from 2011 to 2015. The documents also include spending comparisons between different press outlets. In 2011 ABC and La Razón received 27% and 21%, respectively, while in 2012 the major receivers were La Razón (25%) and El País (22%).

  • 14 Mar 2016 » Madrid government violates its own regulations regarding health training
    The following documents, issued by the Health Council of the Madrid province, in Spain, credit the multinational pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences S.L. to develop formation activities. According to this information, the permit for the company to organize and carry out an online course called 'updates on hepatology', goes against local regulations for continuous health training in Madrid.

  • 02 Mar 2016 » Inside the lobby of the Spanish meat industry
    The following documents are a communication strategy created by British company SPRIM for prominent members of the meat industry in Spain. The plan is a strategy for managing the impact of a report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in October, that linked meat consumption to various forms of cancer.

  • 03 Feb 2016 » El Corte Ingles' spending on external communications and lobbying
    On the 3rd of February, 2016, Fíltrala published a database of all the money (collaboration, donations and sponsorships) given by the Department of External Communications of El Corte Inglés to various private and public organizations, between 2011 and 2016. As a reference, in 2014 the company spent 5.417.756 € on these activities.

  • 09 Dec 2015 » Complaints asking for the protection of a historical building in Madrid before the vote that will have it demolished
    The following documents are official complaints made by various civil society organizations asking for the protection of the Taller de Precisión de Artillería (TPA), a historical building built in 1898.

  • 27 Nov 2015 » Wages of Telemadrid personnel
    The following document contains a list of wages of the workers at Madrid's regional news and radio organization Telemadrid. Given that the money to pay for staff comes from public money, we are publishing the amounts related to the hierarchy inside the organization. Names and other information have been omitted to maintain the worker's privacy.

  • 13 Nov 2015 » Ercros emitted up to 5 times the amount of mercury it declared in their plant in Palos de la Frontera
    According to the following documents, Electroquímica Onubense (EQO), formerly Ercros, systematically manipulated their real emissions of mercury at their plant in Palos de la Frontera, located in the south of Spain. In some cases, they released up to five times more mercury than the amount they declared to the authorities.

  • 12 Nov 2015 » Ercros chemical group systematically manipulated the real levels of pollution in their plant in Palos de la Frontera
    The following documents, from the internal network of ERCROS, prove how the company created an elaborate scheme to manipulate and fake the real levels of pollution around their processing center in Palos de la Frontera, in the south of the country.

  • 04 Aug 2015 » Ecuadorian intelligence agency spied systematically on politicians and activists
    Today, 4th of August 2015, EcuadorTransparente published 31 different pieces of information from the SENAIN, the Ecuadorian public intelligence agency. The information, which ranges from 2012 to 2014, proves they systematically spied on politicians and activists on behalf of the government.

  • 31 Jul 2015 » 51 volumes of Operacion Púnica in Spain
    51 volumes (7.6gb) of the criminal pre-trial proceedings of 'Operación Púnica', a scheme accused of fiscal fraud, counterfeit, money laundering and perversion of justice in Spain.

  • 09 Jun 2015 » Unfair sanctions and layoffs carried out by Spanish National Organization for the Blind (ONCE)
    The following document, April 3rd 2014, applies a sanction of 30.001 euros to ING Direct bank in Spain, has never been made public by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).

  • 14 Apr 2015 » Censorship evidences at the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD)
    The following document, April 3rd 2014, applies a sanction of 30.001 euros to ING Direct bank in Spain, has never been made public by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).

  • 19 Mar 2015 » Spanish industrial group Ercros falsified documents on toxic waste disposal
    The following release contains information proving that Ercros chemical group, based in Spain, lied in documents related to their mercury emissions in order to continue producing chlorine without having to attend to damages caused to the local population.

  • 19 Feb 2015 » Financial bills of Madrid 2012 olympic campaign
    Documents expose the financial bills of the Madrid 2012 project to organize the Olympic and Paralympic games of 2012 in the city of Madrid.

  • 14 Feb 2015 » Contradicting reports support cronyism charge in Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
    Petra Macías, councillor of Alternative Independiente Progresista (Aipro) in the City Council of Arcos de la Frontera in Cadiz, Spain, who is being charged with cronyism, declared in court that the daughter of the municipal inspector was hired to change a report which prohibited the signing of more contracts'.

    The following leak, which contains two reports from said inspector, seem to support these accusations

  • 04 Feb 2015 » TISA - Leaked document reveals secret talks to privatize and raise health costs
    The following release contains a paper discussed in the framework of the secretive Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). Up to 23 countries plus all EU members are participating in the negotiations, which aim to deregulate up to 70% of world trade in services. Until now, what little is known about TISA has been through leaked information.

  • 03 Feb 2015 » The Spanish justice system denies the exhumation of Timoteo Mendieta Alcala
    Report of the Ayuntamiento of Guadalajara, a town near Madrid, Spain, relating to the exhumation of Timoteo Mendieta Alcalá, executed at the end of the Spanish Civil War by the army of future dictator Francisco Franco.

  • 24 Jan 2015 » NSA's MORECOWBELL: even the most basic internet architecture is compromised
    DNS has always been an open book and MORECOWBELL is the program the NSA has developed exclusively to read it. As the leaked slides show, the system allows the agency to monitor the availability of sites and web services, changes in content and a wide array of metadata that can help it build complete profiles for targeted users. If necessary, it can even be used to find weak points for launching direct attacks. Given the widespread use of DNS in the public internet, the implications of this program are huge, as it affects users on a global level.

  • 17 Dec 2014 » Proposal of New Provisions Applicable to All Services of the secret TISA negotiations
    The following release is a bilingual copy of the Proposal of New Provisions Applicable to All Services and the Annex on Professional Services of the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). The main players in the top secret negotiations are the United States and all 28 members of the European Union. However, the broad scope of the treaty includes Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey, adding up almost 70% of all trade in services worldwide.

  • 02 Dec 2014 » Ercros chemical group prepares to close two plants in Flix and Palos, Spain
    In the releases is included an external audit of the company made by KPMG, in which the auditor reminds them that they must comply with EU policies, after observing no plans to do so. There is also a conversation between Pedro Rodríguez, Financial Director of Ercros and ICO (Oficial Credit Institute of Spain), as well as the minutes from a meeting with Comisiones Obreras.

  • 27 Nov 2014 » Irregularities in the municipal water service of Murcia, Spain
    The following documentation provides a detailed list of irregularities on behalf of the public water service in Murcia, Spain. There is reference to a product that is bought in an apparently fixed public contest, as it was already being implemented in the years before.

  • 17 Nov 2014 » Letter from a Constitutional Court judge in Spain asking for preferential treatment in a private procedure
    The following release is a personal letter sent by Ricardo Enríquez Sancho, current member of Spain's Constitutional Court, to judge Raquel Sánchez Escobar asking her for preferential treatment in a personal family trial in 2007. In the letter, Enríquez Sancho asks her to favor his side in the trial, as well as to be placed ahead of other procedures in the waiting list.

  • 04 Nov 2014 » Internal letter details monthly economic contributions by members of Ecuador's ruling party
    In this release is included a letter from the national treasury of Movimiento Alianza PAIS, the political party governing Ecuador, which refers to the monthly contributions to be made by their members.

    In the letter, treasurer Mabel Méndez Rojas asks for donations saying that 'today more than ever the voluntary economic donation is not just a mere compromise, it is the support our movement needs to strengthen and continue irreversible in our ideals and our project, so that every day we can make National and World history, through our great citizen's revolution'.

  • 29 Oct 2014 » Irregularities in the biomethanation plant of Las Dehesas in Madrid, Spain
    Internal documents - which include videos, photos and chemical analyses - demonstrate serious issues with the infraestructure of the biomethanation plant of Las Dehesas in Madrid regarding spills, gas leaks and problems with toxic residues which can potentially cause serious health problems in workers.

  • 28 Oct 2014 » Icelandic police report on the 'Pot and Pan Revolution' from 2008 to 2011
    The following document is a detailed police report on the Icelandic revolution which began in 2008. In the report is the personal information of up to 75 people who were being monitored for their activities during and after the uprising.

  • 22 Oct 2014 » Official communications proving the contamination generated by ERCROS industrial plant in Flix, Catalonia
    In this release are contained the official statements by the Department of Environment and Habitat of the Generalitat, the local governing body of Catalonia, relating to the high levels of contamination caused by ERCROS Industrial, SA. around its plant in Flix.

  • 20 Oct 2014 » Spain's Junta of Andalusia's safety protocol for attention of patients contamined by Ebola
    The information presented in this publication contains the safety protocol for healthcare personnel regarding attention to patients contaminated by Ebola virus of the Junta of Andalusia, one of Spain's southern provinces. A multiple choice test to be answered after the training session is also included.

  • 08 Oct 2014 » Ecuadorian diplomatic cables reveal internal details over Free Trade Agreement with the European Union
    The diplomatic cables, from November 2011 to January 2012, are an ongoing discussion between the then Ambassador of Ecuador in Brussels, the ex-viceminister of Commerce, the ex-viceminister of Foreign Affairs and the current Minister of Foreign Affairs, that reveal internal details of the negotiations of the Free Trade Agreement between Ecuador and the European Union.

  • 18 Jul 2014 » E-mail communication between the Spanish Community of Valencia (Office of Land and Housing) and the Spanish newspaper 'El Mundo'
    E-mail communication between the Spanish Community of Valencia (Office of Land and Housing) and the Spanish newspaper 'El Mundo', in which an agreement between both institutions is discussed. Nearby these dates, 'El Mundo' invoiced the Spanish Community of Valencia in 34.800 euros.

  • 07 Jul 2014 » Secret fracking report of Spanish Ministry of Environment
    The Spanish Institute of Geology and Minery (IGME) elaborated in 2013 a study oriented to the Ministry of Environment regarding prevention measures regarding companies seeking to perform fracking in Spain. The content of this report stresses the environmental dangers of the practice, as well as geological phenomena such as earthquakes.

  • 30 Jun 2014 » Infractions in the public examinations for teaching English in Madrid
    At least one of the practical exercises of the official public examinations for teaching English in Madrid have been leaked to the Magister English academy beforehand. This is not the first time, back in 2006, those who performed the public examinations had to repeat the process due to materials which were leaked to Magister.

  • 26 Jun 2014 » Hiring blacklists in the Spanish National Research Council
    This material provides evidence of hiring blacklists in the main investigation agency of Spain, the National Research Council. All those citizens who, for one reason or other, ever submitted legal labour claims against the institution are added to this list.

  • 20 Jun 2014 » Historical of public subventions of Kurata Systems in Spain
    The material presented concerns the historical of public subventions, requested and/or conceded, to Kurata Systems in Spain. The documentation, organized by an anonymous sources, covers the period from 2009 to 2012.

  • 13 Jun 2014 » Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations: Draft of European Union's service and investment offer
    The information presented in this publication belongs to the negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States.
    The document is the EU's offer regarding services and investment, presented on the 26th of may 2014. In particular, it is a list of reservations outlining where the EU is not going to allow full market access to the US, or offer equal national treatment, in respect of services of various classes. This draft is up for comments in the European Commission today, 13th of june, and on the following 30th of june.

  • 01 Jun 2014 » Agreement between the city of Madrid and the New York University
    In this release is contained a copy of an original agreement between the Comunidad de Madrid and the New York University (NYU). In the document the regional government gives NYU the historically valuable Palacio de Carabanchel for a 'symbolic price' in order to create an international campus in the city.

  • 28 May 2014 » Spanish betting machines located illegally in Andorra
    This dataset provides evidence of betting machines and agencies, accredited by Spanish authorities, which are active illegally in the Principality of Andorra.

  • 30 Dec 2013 » GLITNIR FILES Records of 2008 Icelandic economic collapse
    This data-set provides evidence that a handful of individuals and companies with strong connections to Glitnir's central shareholders borrowed large amounts of cash from the bank, often with insufficient underlying collateral. It also provides detailed insight into the business dealings of many influential individuals that were at the forefront of the Icelandic business and political sectors prior to the nation's financial collapse.


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