A fake passport scandal in Uruguay has led to allegations of political espionage and corruption. This could jeopardize the country's reputation as a model of stability in Latin America.
The case began in September last year with the arrest of President Luis Lacalle Pou's personal bodyguard, Alejandro Astesiano, who was accused of running a criminal network that sold fake passports to foreigners, including Russians, who arrived in the country after the . . .