President Trump Backs Down From Tariff Threat After US and Mexico Reach Agreement

The United States and Mexico appear to have reached an agreement on the current immigration crisis which will avert the harsh and draconian tariffs that President Donald Trump threatened to levy on all Mexican imports. President Trump announced the agreement in two tweets: “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America … Continue reading President Trump Backs Down From Tariff Threat After US and Mexico Reach Agreement

Cleaning Dirty Money: an ex-minister in Ecuador, money laundering, and the Odebrecht scandal

On April 21, two men were arrested in Quito, Ecuador in relation to the Odebrecht case: Marcelo Endara and Alecksey Mosque­ra. https://twitter.com/Galo_Chiriboga/status/855626510916620288 Marcelo Endara is a businessman who appears to have facilitated bribes through several offshore shell companies based in Panama and Trinidad and Tobago.  Alecksey Mosquera was Minister of Energy for Raphael Correa between 2007 and … Continue reading Cleaning Dirty Money: an ex-minister in Ecuador, money laundering, and the Odebrecht scandal