Archivo junio, 2013

¿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...

Poverty amid the Plenty in Equatorial Guinea

By Joseph Kraus, Policy Manager for Transparency and Accountability at ONE Cross posted from Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa   Teodoro Obiang Nguema, the president of Equatorial Guinea for the last 33 years, stated in a recent interview that people in Equatorial Guinea “do not know what poverty is.” My friend and colleague, Marcial Abaga...

New Developments in the API Lawsuit

Cross posted from EG Justice. Oral arguments in API v. SEC were held before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on June 7, 2013. Each side had 45 minutes to speak before Judge Bates, who heavily questioned both API and the SEC about whether Section 1504 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall...