BERLIN (AP) The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The speaker of Brazil’s parliament is denying reports that he has offshore financial accounts. The Brazilian news portal UOL says Eduardo Cunha is one of hundreds around the world with accounts administered by the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, which specializes in offshore accounts. Cunha on Twitter says he ”never had any relationship whatsoever, be it direct or indirect” with such an offshore account. Cunha is leading an attempt to impeach President Dilma Rousseff while also fighting money-laundering allegations in connection with a corruption investigation at the state-run oil company Petrobras. He’s also facing possible removal from office for allegedly lying to a congressional committee when he denied having foreign bank accounts. Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Joaquim Barbosa has also taken to Twitter to confirm a Miami Herald report that he bought a Florida apartment, but denying he used a shell company to avoid taxes. — 7:15 p.m. Argentine opposition leaders are demanding that President Mauricio Macri more fully explain his role in a Bahamas-based offshore company that lists… Read full this story
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