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How the Trumps kept their hands clean while taking criminals’ money

Yet another searing indictment of US president Donald Trump’s business activities has emerged: The Trump Organization earned millions from a Panamanian licensing deal that allegedly sold property to people with ties to drug cartels. 531 more words

DR Congo's presidential election will finally take place more than two years behind schedule

The overdue presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has finally been scheduled for December 2018. The election was initially scheduled for Nov. 216 more words

Amazon tribe members slaughtered

The Independent just reported, members of a recently discovered Amazon tribe were slaughtered by gold prospectors. Brazilian federal prosecutors are investigating the massacre, after FUNAI reported the murders. 374 more words

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Global 'False' Witness Targets Nicaragua

By Tortilla con Sal | teleSUR | August 4, 2017

Global Witness is a well-established environmental and human rights non-governmental organization based in Britain.

As with many other similar organizations, its reports often figure in news media as authoritative sources on international issues.

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Big-name US senators are joining the push to crack down on kleptocrat-friendly shell companies

Momentum seems to be growing in the bipartisan push to tackle secretive US shell companies. Since bills were introduced in late June in both the House and the Senate, the legislative movement has gained its first national figure: 2016 Republican presidential candidate senator Marco Rubio. 253 more words