FILE - In this April 19, 2012, file photo, people walk past Hotel El Caribe in Cartagena, Colombia. Washington politicians are doing a delicate dance around the Secret Service prostitution scandal. People are loath to criticize agents trained to take a bullet for the president. And illicit sex isn’t a topic some members of Congress want to discuss in an election year. Or any year. So all sides are calling for thorough investigations by the Secret Service. Six agents have been fired after allegations that a dozen of them, and as many military enlistees, paid for sex in Colombia. (AP Photo/Pedro Mendoza, File)

CIA Prostitution Scandal Highlights Wider Military Culture

(MintPress)—In the wake of the Secret Service Colombian prostitution scandal, a Brazilian woman is filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Embassy on complaints related to a broken collarbone, allegedly inflicted by three Marines and one embassy supervisor accused of pushing the victim out of a car last year following a dispute over prostitution service payments. […]

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