Transparencia

¿Cuál Democracia?

El partido en el poder de Guinea Ecuatorial gana elecciones: La Unión Africana pierde una oportunidad de impulsar  la democracia en el país.   El Partido  Democrático de Guinea Ecuatorial (PDGE), aseveró su victoria en las elecciones parlamentarias del 26 de mayo de 2013, las cuales estuvieron plagadas de fraude, irregularidades, y opacadas por el...

Apertura de la Campaña Electoral: Mentiras y Pucherazo

Por: Tiniebla Hoy, 10 de mayo del 2013, como en otras ocasiones, el auto-denominado “primer deportista,” “primer magistrado,” “hijo predilecto,” “alcalde honorifico,” “único magnánimo,” y sus acolitos, abrirán  la campaña electoral. Durante los próximos catorce días por aquí se verán sombras que se esconderán bajo la bandera de la infamia y una vez más, harán llover...

President Obiang’s continued abuse and misuse of UNESCO

By Joseph Kraus Cross posted with permission from the ONE Campaign Blog. Reason and good sense do not always prevail. On March 8, 2012, UNESCO’s executive board voted 33-18 (with six abstentions) to award a renamed prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea. The divisive vote marked the first time in UNESCO’s history that a...

The transparent hypocrisy of big oil

The yawning gap between the transparency rhetoric of companies and the reality of their actions has never been more apparent than it is now. By Ian Gary Ian Gary is Senior Policy Manager for Extractive Industries at Oxfam America. Cross posted with permission from Oxfam America’s Politics of Poverty blog. The oil and gas industry loves to...

By the numbers—the fight for oil and mining company transparency

By Ian Gary Ian Gary is Senior Policy Manager for Extractive Industries at Oxfam America. Cross posted with permission from Oxfam America’s Politics of Poverty blog. 1504   Section in Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act requiring companies to disclose taxes, royalties, and other payments made to the US and foreign governments 1.5 billion  People living on less than $2 a...