Published On Monday, March 26, 2012. Under: World.In the Brazilian Amazon, an Irish company has purchased the rights to carbon credits belonging to the indigenous land of the Munduruku tribe. The company promised the tribe $120 million over 30 years, but experts say the contract is illegal. A report by Pública, a new investigative news center in Brazil. -. [FULL ARTICLE]
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Published On Sunday, March 25, 2012. Under: Videos.Dance Channel TV attended Preljocaj Ballet at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. This French cutting-edge company performed "Snow White".This engagement is part of the first U.S.tour of the production. Created in 1984, the Preljocaj company became the National Choreographic Centre of Champigny-sur-Marne ...
Published On Monday, March 12, 2012. Under: World.An estimated $1 trillion in corporate bribes slips from the hands of businessmen to foreign officials each year. A joint project between 100Reporters and The New York Times examines the U.S. Government’s efforts to clamp down on this thievery and shows that corporations, in all corners of the world, are being nabbed. Business is fighting back with an aggressive lobbying campaign. By 100Reporters Senior Editor Leslie Wayne. -. [FULL ARTICLE]
Published On Friday, March 02, 2012. Under: World.Casal di Principe, a small hamlet 12 miles north of Naples, lies in a corner of Italy known, sadly, more for organized crime than for the delicious mozzarella goat cheese it exports worldwide. But Casal di Principe is also on the front lines of a growing battle over a law aimed at ending the mafia’s stranglehold over the country. The law—unmatched anywhere else in the world–takes asset forfeiture one better: it hands over properties seized from the mafia to civic groups, many of them dedicated to the mafia’s eradication. In recent months, the mafia has begun striking back with fury at the seized properties it had once owned. It has vandalized buildings and equipment, set fire to them and threatened their … [FULL ARTICLE]