Post Tagged with: "Panama"

Panama’s former dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

May 30, 2017 11:57 am
Panama’s former dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

This file photo taken on May 02, 1989 shows then Panamanian leader General Manuel Antonio Noriega (R) faking a punch to a supporter (L) at the laying of the foundation of a group home in the neighborhood of Panama City where boxer Roberto Duran was born. (By AFP) Manuel Noriega, […]

Read more ›

Chinese giant ship first to pass through expanded Panama Canal

June 26, 2016 8:30 pm
Chinese giant ship first to pass through expanded Panama Canal

A Chinese-chartered merchant ship, the Cosco Shipping Panama, crosses the new Agua Clara Locks during the inauguration of the expansion of the Panama Canal in Colon, 80 km from Panama City on June 26, 2016 on June 26, 2016. (AFP) A gigantic Chinese ship hauling a staggering number of 9,472 […]

Read more ›

Papers put heat on Malcolm Turnbull

May 13, 2016 7:30 am
Papers put heat on Malcolm Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s Prime Minister and a self-made multi-millionaire, has been named in the Panama Papers as director of an offshore gold prospecting company in a damaging revelation that emerged in the midst of a tight election campaign. A front-page story in the Australian Financial Review yesterday revealed that Turnbull, a former […]

Read more ›

Panama Papers: The South Pacific’s role

May 10, 2016 4:00 pm
Panama Papers: The South Pacific’s role

A police car stands outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm while crime prosecutors raid the offices, in Panama City last month. Photo / AP The database culled from the leaked files of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca reveals how some tiny countries in the South Pacific have been favoured as […]

Read more ›

Panama Papers: Leak leaves stain on New Zealand’s name

April 9, 2016 7:49 am
Panama Papers: Leak leaves stain on New Zealand’s name

Panama City — home for the law firm at the centre of a vast document leak. Photo / AP A Mexican tycoon nicknamed the “duke of privilege” and a rising star in Malta’s Parliament – two unlikely bedfellows who this week became the faces of New Zealand’s foreign trust industry. […]

Read more ›

10 stars named in the Panama Papers leak

April 7, 2016 7:30 pm
10 stars named in the Panama Papers leak

Everton’s James McCarthy, left, fights for the ball against Chelsea’s Willian during an English FA Cup quarter-final football match. Photo / AP 1 SARAH FERGUSON AGE:56 WHO: Duchess of York Ferguson’s chaotic offshore finances were revealed in the latest Panama Papers leak. Ferguson expressed confusion in 2001 over who was […]

Read more ›

Panama Papers first major scalp as Iceland’s PM resigns

7:30 pm
Panama Papers first major scalp as Iceland’s PM resigns

Iceland’s Prime Minister, faced with street protests and public outrage over offshore holdings, resigned yesterday, becoming the first major political leader to fall amid global reverberations from millions of leaked documents detailing secret financial transactions. Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson tendered his resignation and asked Iceland’s President to dissolve Parliament after leaked files […]

Read more ›

Interesting data on how the Panama Papers were leaked

April 6, 2016 6:14 am
Interesting data on how the Panama Papers were leaked

“Hello. This is John Doe. Interested in data? I’m happy to share.” Those are the four sentences that led to the biggest data leak in history that has implicated 12 leaders and led to mass protests and investigations from Iceland to the UK and New Zealand. On Monday, the world […]

Read more ›

Panama Papers: The impact felt around the world

5:55 am
Panama Papers: The impact felt around the world

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has been caught up in the Panama Papers scandal. Photo / AP ICELAND The Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is to resign, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm that have shone a spotlight on the finances of an array of politicians […]

Read more ›

Panama Papers: It’s yours, free of charge – the biggest leak ever

April 5, 2016 6:30 am
Panama Papers: It’s yours, free of charge – the biggest leak ever

How offer from anonymous source shed light on tax havens and secret transactions. How was the information leaked? The leaked records, referred to as the Panama Papers, came from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca & Co. The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, which […]

Read more ›
shared on wplocker.com