Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.
From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Meher Tatna says a press that is ‘free and fearless to tell truth to power’ is more important than ever.
Rafael Caro Quintero, the one-time head of the Guadalajara drug cartel in Mexico, has been added to the FBI’s most wanted fugitives.
Global industrial giant Techint faces multinational money-laundering and bribery allegations spawned by investigations grounded in the Panama and Paradise Papers.