Corruption

A protester burns a US flag during a demonstration in the Haitian Capital Port-au-Prince, February 15, 2019, on the ninth day of protests against Haitian President Jovenel Moise and the misuse of the Petrocaribe fund. (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP) (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Haitians Seek Water, Food as Country Reels from Violent Protests

Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than doubled for basic goods amid allegations of government corruption.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Consulate General, May 17, 2018 in New York City. Earlier in the day, speaking at the Economic Club of New York, Trudeau said the sticking points to renegotiating the North American …

Justin Trudeau’s Top Adviser Resigns amid Corruption Scandal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top political adviser and confidant Gerald Butts resigned on Monday from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), claiming that allegations of political corruption levied against him by “anonymous sources” had become a “distraction” to the prime minister.

Nayib Bukele: president-elect disrupting Salvadoran politics

Former Leftist Nayib Bukele Wins Outsider Bid for Salvadoran Presidency

Nayib Bukele, the former mayor of San Salvador, won a commanding victory in El Salvador’s presidential election on Sunday. He won more votes than all three of his rivals combined. Bukele ran as an outsider determined to clean up corruption. His sweeping win could spell the end of El Salvador’s entrenched two-party system.

Saudi crown prince arrives in Cairo on regional tour

Saudi Arabia Concludes Corruption Probe, Banks over $100 Billion

The government of Saudi Arabia announced the formal conclusion of its anti-corruption probe on Wednesday, claiming the recovery of $107 billion in “real estate, companies, cash, and other assets” through settlements reached with 87 individuals.

The Associated Press

Gene-Editing Chinese Scientist May Face Death Penalty

He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who stunned (and horrified) the world by claiming he edited the DNA of unborn children to make them immune to HIV, is reportedly in state custody and may face the death penalty for his actions.

US Vice President Joe Biden reacts as reporters shout questions asking if he has made a decision on whether to run for President as he awaits the arrival of the South Korean President for lunch at the Naval Observatory in Washington, DC, October 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB …

Chinese Oil Tycoon Linked to Biden Family Headed for Legal and Financial Crash

The New York Times on Wednesday chronicled the meteoric rise and equally precipitous downfall of Chinese oil tycoon Ye Jianming. The “People’s Liberation Army princeling” rolled into Washington as a shining example of China’s booming economy but now sits in an unknown Chinese prison cell while his empire collapses and his underlings face charges in U.S. federal court.

Drain the Swamp Donald Trump rally (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Democrats Plan to Re-Introduce Earmarks in New Congress

Incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) told reporters Tuesday that Democrats plan to re-introduce earmarks, a practice through which individual members of Congress attach request special funding requests to bills.

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah President of ANOC during the 69th ANOC Executive Council Meeting at ANOC headquarters on April 4, 2016 in Lausanne, Switzerland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Kuwaiti Sheikh Steps Aside from IOC After Forgery Charge

KUWAIT CITY – World sport powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah said he was “temporarily” stepping aside from his International Olympic Committee duties on Monday after he was charged with forgery in Switzerland.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara Ben-Artzi at Beit Aghion, the official residence of the Prime Minister of Israel during his official tour of Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories on June 26, 2018 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo by Tim Rooke - …

Report: Police Wrap Up Grafts Probe into Netanyahu

Police have finished a series of corruption investigations into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli television reported Tuesday, with a decision on whether to indict the premier expected in the next six months.

FBI Raid Puerto Rico

FBI Raids Puerto Rican Government Offices After Corruption Rumors

FBI agents were seen entering the municipal offices of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz earlier this week and now a spokesman has confirmed the operation, which lasted several hours and involved the seizure of documents and digital records.

The Associated Press

Arrest Made In Case of Bulgarian Govt Corruption Exposure Journalist Murder

RUSE, Bulgaria (AP) – Bulgarian national radio reported Tuesday that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the slaying of television reporter Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found dumped after she highlighted possible government corruption. Tuesday’s report said that