Friday, May 26, 2017

Mossack Fonseca founders arrested: charging as criminal organization, hiding assets or money from origins

The two founders of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca were arrested on Saturday, the attorney general's office said, after both were indicted on charges of money-laundering in a case allegedly tied to a wide-ranging corruption scandal in Brazil. ______ Firm founders Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca...

Dow Jones Industrial Average hit the 20,000 milestone for first time

US premier stock index the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit the 20,000 milestone for first time on the hopes that US President Donald Trump’s administration will boost infrastructure spending.

U.N. appealed for $2.1 bn to provide food in Yemen after 12 million people faced the threat of famine

The United Nations said on Wednesday that 12 million people in Yemen faced the threat of famine brought on by two years of civil war and the situation was rapidly deteriorating. ______ It appealed for $2.1 billion to provide food and other life-saving aid, saying that...

Trump will fail and market’s dream will end: George Soros says

The billionaire investor George Soros said on Thursday that global markets will falter given the uncertainty of incoming U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. ______ "Right now uncertainty is at the peak," Soros told Bloomberg News at his annual media dinner held at the World Economic Forum...

Bayer and Monsanto – Is A Match Made In Hell

Bayer Monsanto Is A Match Made In Hell - Bayer Monsanto Photo
German drug and crop chemical maker Bayer clinched a $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds company Monsanto, ending months of wrangling with a third sweetened offer that marks the largest all-cash deal on record. ______ The $128-a-share deal, up from Bayer's previous offer of $127.50 a...

I don’t like money, so I can’t be corrupt — Nigerian minister tells people

The Nigerian Transportation minister has assured Nigerians that he does not like money hence no reason for him to be corrupt. ______ The Transport minister made this known while speaking during an interview with Channels Television. The immediate past governor of Rivers state during the interview conducted...

Palm Oil and GM Mustard: A Marriage GMO Made in Hell

The current drive to get genetically modified (GM) food crops into India is being spearheaded by GM mustard. However, the decision to sanction the commercialisation of this crop has been delayed due to accusations of  “unremitting fraud” and “regulatory delinquency.” By Nerti U. Qatja, @VOP_Today - Colin Todhunter These accusations...

Money: Cyber criminals targeting cash machines in lots of countries across Europe

Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year. The cyber criminals are using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB. The newly disclosed heists across Europe follow...

A victory for Marine Le Pen in France means the destruction of Europe, Spanish PM Rajoy warns

A victory for Front National leader Marine Le Pen in the upcoming French presidential election could mean the destruction of Europe, according to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. ______ Mr Rajoy, who is leader of the conservative People’s Party, has launched an attack on the leader...

Anti-democratic NGOs funded by Soros aiming to bring down Hungarian govt – foreign minister

The activities of organizations funded by US billionaire investor George Soros in Hungary are “anti-democratic,” as they want to undermine the government in Budapest, the foreign minister of Hungary told RT. ______ Soros “would like this government to fail, he would like to kind of fire...

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