Where does Africa’s stolen wealth end up? Among other places, Trump Tower.
Slovenia has virtually vaulted into Western Europe while Bulgaria has remained behind the informal Iron Curtain that continues to divide the developed from the developing parts of the region.
Holding aid hostage.
Emphasis, as always, added.
The European Central Bank, the European Commission, and the International Monetary Fund find themselves at odds with another Eurozone country.
The State Department’s official rationale is to encouraging “further political reforms.”
Army hard-liners in Burma are resisting President Thein Sein’s opening to the West.
In June 2012, the Cypriot government requested a bailout after its two largest banks took massive losses—around 1.6 billion euros—on Greek government bond write-downs. In order to remain solvent, it was determined that Cyprus needed 17 billion euros in assistance. What Cypriots got was a government claim on their own private bank accounts.
News reports suggest that Tunisia and the IMF are close to coming to terms over a $1.78 billion loan.
The rip-off continues.