Between the still-hidden tax returns, the promotion of Trump products and businesses, and the push to use his status as nominee to push deals in foreign nations, everyone paying even the slightest bit of attention during the campaign could predict that Donald Trump would be, if voted into office, the crookedest president ever. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON – Imagine a foreign potentate who uses his official position to promote his private businesses. Who makes face time with visiting dignitaries a perk for his paying customers. Whose top aide urges the citizenry to embrace products sold by the sovereign’s daughter. For two months now, Americans have not had to imagine any of this. Show More Summary
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's president met Sunday with dozens of ambassadors from countries that import Brazilian meat, seeking to minimize damage from a corruption probe that alleges meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market.
Brazil's president has met with dozens of ambassadors from countries that import Brazilian meat to reassure them after a corruption investigation charged that meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat … Click to Continue »
BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer, confronting a corruption scandal tarnishing Brazil's lucrative meat industry, met on Sunday with executives and foreign diplomats to assuage health concerns tarnishing a sector responsible for $12 billion in annual exports.
Brasília (AFP) - President Michel Temer was to hold crisis talks Sunday with his cabinet and foreign ambassadors over allegations that corrupt Brazilian producers have been selling rotten meat around the world for years. The revelation...Show More Summary
Donald Trump built his presidential campaign around two ideas: 1) a corrupt financial establishment had swindled the middle class, and 2) immigrants and foreigners are dangerous. Some combination of these two sentiments has fueled every American populist movement dating back to President Andrew Jackson. Show More Summary
The Romanian government’s overt attempt to curtail anti-corruption and use its powers to protect its own ranks – while not unexpected – sends negative signals to foreign partners and investors.
JOEL KOTKIN: Trump Ends A Corrupt World Order. In comparison with Barack Obama, who was well regarded in the foreign media, Donald Trump does not come off as a good guy. He is also clearly redefining the country’s identity and global focus. The first American president since the 1920s to walk away from a role […]
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise meet with reporters on Capitol Hill. U.S. foreign policy has long sought to advance democracy around the...Show More Summary
A currency shakeup, corruption probes on the oil industry, and a growing crackdown against political opponents. Venezuela's situation demands our attention. The post Venezuela’s Challenges Drag On appeared first on Foreign Policy Bl...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China asked foreign diplomats in Beijing to help "weave a cooperative network against corruption," state media reported on Friday, as Beijing seeks greater international cooperation in Chinese President Xi Jinping's four-year war on graft.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday tried to bring in foreign investment and slash corruption by temporarily banning the tax police from conducting unannounced checks on companies' operations. The measure is also supposed to let small businesses thrive by letting them stay open without any inspections for three years. Show More Summary
If you have an intact long-term memory you might remember that back in August of 2016, Hugh Hewitt suddenly emerged as the world's leading lay interpreter of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act applies to foreign entities and foreign officials. Show More Summary
Fighting corruption is a big bet for India and for foreign investors buying Indian stocks. Why? Because winning it would mean India has beaten corruption and pushed forward and become a developed country. On the other hand, losing the bet would mean India has failed to beat corruption, and fallen back [...]
By Mica Rosenberg and Nate Raymond | NEW YORK Brazil-based construction colossus Odebrecht SA and affiliated petrochemical company Braskem SA agreed on Wednesday to pay at least $3.5 billion, the largest penalty ever in a foreign bribery case, to resolve international charges involving payoffs to Brazil’s state oil company and others. Odebrecht and Braskem pleaded […]
Pending US and UK Magnitsky measures target individuals for human rights violations and corruption via visa denial and other sanctions.
Today's the day that Donald Trump said he would announce his plan to deal with the many avenues of potential corruption created by the Trump Organization's ongoing foreign and domestic projects. He's since pushed the announcement back...Show More Summary
The knowledge of how to fight corruption is growing, and the effect of these learnings can be amplified if business, governments and international institutions work together. By Kristin Berglund, Head of Anti-Corruption & Foreign Trade Controls, Maersk Line It is estimated that 90 percent of everything is transported by a ship. Show More Summary