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    Dutch get second chance to snub EU
    Apr05

    Dutch get second chance to snub EU

    THE HAGUE — Referendums make the Dutch establishment nervous. Eleven years ago, the country rejected plans to give the EU greater powers through a European Constitution, embarrassing the government and forcing a rethink in Brussels. History could repeat itself Wednesday. When Dutch voters go to the polls to decide whether the EU should work more...

    Here is what the ‘Panama Papers’ tell us about the embattled President of Ukraine
    Apr05

    Here is what the ‘Panama Papers’ tell us about the embattled President of Ukraine

    Analysis Reports based on the Panama Papers – a collection of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm – suggest that the president of Ukraine attempted to use an offshore company for a pre-sale restructuring of his business. Our initial analysis suggests, though, that there is no direct evidence of major wrongdoing. The incident will,...

    Dutch To Vote On Ukraine’s Euro Dream
    Apr05

    Dutch To Vote On Ukraine’s Euro Dream

    The Netherlands is holding a referendum on April 6 on whether Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union should be ratified. Although it’s a nonbinding vote, the political fallout from a “No” result could put pressure on the Dutch government to rescind its ratification. (RFE/RL) …read more Source: Radio...

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote
    Apr05

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, speaks during a parliamentary session in Reykjavik on Monday, April 4, 2016. Photo: AP REYKJAVIK: Iceland’s president on Tuesday refused a request from the prime minister to dissolve parliament and call a new election amid a dispute over the premier’s offshore tax affairs....

    Panama Papers Could Reveal Information on South Africa Fraud Scandal
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Could Reveal Information on South Africa Fraud Scandal

    05 de abril de 2016, 10:40Pretoria, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The leak of the so-called Panama Papers could help trace the millions of dollars, stolen in one of the biggest white-collar crimes in South Africa, sources say.Echoes of Panama Papers in ArgentinaDenounces Against Poroshenko Affect Creation of Alliance in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Writing a Blank Check on War
    Apr05

    Writing a Blank Check on War

    Let’s face it: in times of war, the Constitution tends to take a beating. With the safety or survival of the nation said to be at risk, the basic law of the land—otherwise considered sacrosanct—becomes nonbinding, subject to being waived at the whim of government authorities who are impatient, scared, panicky, or just plain pissed off. The...

    Sy, JV, Imee on ‘Panama Papers’ list
    Apr05

    Sy, JV, Imee on ‘Panama Papers’ list

    THE country’s richest man, Henry Sy, Sen. Jose Victor “JV” Ejercito, Ilocos Sur Gov. Imee Marcos and hundreds of other rich Filipinos were in the list of people with offshore holdings exposed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Documents provided by Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca listed 572 Filipinos...

    Panama Papers Live Updates: What We Know So Far About Who Is Involved In The Leaks
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Live Updates: What We Know So Far About Who Is Involved In The Leaks

    UPDATE: 11:10 a.m. EDT — NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged world leaders Tuesday to stop using offshore accounts as tax havens. “With scandals in Russia, China, UK, Iceland, Ukraine, and more, perhaps a new rule: if you’re in charge of a country, keep your money in it,” he tweeted Tuesday. With scandals in Russia, China, UK,...

    The (Relatively) American-Free ‘Panama Papers’ Scandal
    Apr05

    The (Relatively) American-Free ‘Panama Papers’ Scandal

    The ongoing “Panama Papers” scandal is revealing that some of the world’s most prominent and wealthy figures set up accounts in foreign tax havens to avoid paying taxes in their home countries. The list of figures includes the King of Saudi Arabia, the prime minister of Iceland, the presidents of Argentina, the UAE, and Ukraine; former...

    Panama Papers: World Leaders & Rich Criminals Exposed in Massive Data Leak
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: World Leaders & Rich Criminals Exposed in Massive Data Leak

    “The biggest leak in the history of data journalism just went live, and it’s about corruption.” That is what NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden tweeted about the Panama Papers, which were released Sunday and reveal how the rich and powerful in numerous countries use tax havens to hide their wealth. Some 11.5 million files were...