As the U.S. withdraws from its role leading the fight against corruption, this trial in Paris shows a way forward.
Hailing from Equatorial Guinea amid turbulent political times, my mother immigrated to Spain in the 1960's. While she had a head full of dreams, it seems the men in her life had other career plans for her...
The US Justice Department's $30 million settlement deal with the eldest son of Equatorial Guinea's president, announced on October 10, marks the end of a decade-long US effort to pursue Teodoro ("Teodorín") Nguema Obiang Mangue for corruption and money-laundering.
The forum agenda, designed to entice more American investment, skips over issues of government mismanagement and high-level abuse of power in Equatorial Guinea.
Although it is not widely recognized as such, Japan is one of the most influential economic actors in the Persian Gulf -- something that is unlikely to change in the near or medium term.
Taking a job at a multi-level marketing firm would be a tacky signpost of any first-tier politician's professional trajectory. It's especially unsightly when that politician is Antonio Villaraigosa.
Davis insisted then that he wasn't lobbying on Gbagbo's behalf, but was merely helping to start an international dialogue
Quietly, the Obama administration is building up a vast array of military resources in West Africa, and specifically in Portuguese-speaking Lusophone countries. Just why has the Obama administration invested so much time and effort in this corner of the globe?
Equatorial Guinea has emerged as one of Africa's largest oil producers, skyrocketing to its current position as the most wealthy per capita country in Africa. Despite those statistics, World Bank estimates that some 78 percent of Guineans live beneath the national poverty line.
Out of 296 applicants, not one Tea Party organization was denied non-profit status. Admittedly, some had to wait. And that's what the major charges boil down to: the IRS making things difficult. Imagine that. An inconvenient interaction with the government.