January 2019

Panamanian firm helped dictators, drug lords and the ultra-wealthy hide their cash. WASHINGTON — Nearly three years after the publication of a massive leak of secret offshore shell-company documents known as the Panama Papers, U.S. prosecutors announced criminal charges Tuesday against four people, including a former top lawyer for Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian firm that helped […]

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We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs. … read more at: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/us-brings-first-panama-papers-charges-accusing-four-of-fraud

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Patrick Bond is a professor of political economy at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. His most recent book, coedited with Ana Garcia, is BRICS: An Anti-Capitalist Critique (Haymarket Books, 2015). A year ago, the majority of South Africans stared into the abyss. They faced either a continuation of corrupt misrule by a stereotypical […]

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