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comptroller-general

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  • Mr. López, once among the top contenders for the opposition's presidential nomination, was barred in 2005 from seeking public office through 2014 by Venezuela's comptroller-general for allegedly mishandling public funds and other corruption.

    Human-Rights Court Backs Return of Chávez Foe

  • The ban on running for office remains in effect while the pro-Chavez state comptroller-general investigates the politicians on corruption charges.

    International Court Hears Venezuelan Opposition's Case

  • In a separate investigation, the U.S. comptroller-general concluded that the Reich-led agency had engaged in "prohibited covert propaganda activities designed to influence the media and the public."

    The Right Man For Latam?

  • M. Bertin, comptroller-general, and afterwards secretary of state, sent him back to China in 1763, after the abolition of the Jesuits.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Roman citizens, it must be confessed that the first of the emperors, the master, the pacificator, the legislator of the then known world, should not be placed absolutely on a level with a clerk to a comptroller-general in Gaul.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The physician Astruc, father-in-law of the comptroller-general Silhouette, in his book — now become very scarce — called “Conjectures on the Book of Genesis,” adds some objections, inexplicable undoubtedly to human learning, but not so to a humble and submissive piety.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Law, and when he was comptroller-general, a man who was always in the right came to him one day and said:

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • In an investigation in 1987 by the comptroller-general of the US he was found to have abused his office which had been engaged in “prohibited, covert propaganda activities… beyond the range of acceptable public information activities”.

    Evil Meddlers: The US in Bolivia | Letter Never Sent

  • ABUJA - Nigeria's military government revamped the immigration service, retiring many of its senior officers including the comptroller-general, an official statement said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Budgell the place of accountant and comptroller-general of the revenue in

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

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