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Caribbean: Cocaine Trafficking Continues Rise Say US Officials
The proportion of drugs trafficked through the Caribbean has more than tripled in the space of five years, according to US...
India: Election Officials Seize Cash and Drugs Used To Buy Votes
Since March 5, Indian election officials have seized US$ 36 million, 2.7 million liters of alcohol, and 100 kilograms of heroin...
Montenegro: NGO Accuses a Dozen High-Level Officials of Corruption
Yesterday, MANS, a non-governmental organization (NGO) focused on fighting corruption and organized crime in Montenegro, asked...
Italy: 13 Mobsters Arrested for Dumping Industrial Waste
On April 11, military police from Apulia, Italy arrested 13 people for illegally dumping 12,000 tons of industrial waste. One...
Serbia: Turbo Folk Star “Ceca” Acquitted of Assault Charges
On Wednesday, Belgrade courts acquitted popular Serbian turbo folk singer Svetlana “Ceca” Ražnatović and her sister’s...
Former President Had Big Plans
By Kateryna Kapliuk, Slidstvo.info Would you like to stay in the Kyiv hotel of...
Ukraine: The "Family" Business of a Mezhygirya Contractor
By Maksym Opanasenko (Bureau of journalistic investigations “Svidomo”)...
Arkan, Bojović Associate Murdered
Rade Rakonjac, Arkan's murdered former bodyguard  By Stevan Dojčinović ,...
How Kurchenko's offshores worked
By Anna Babinets People who used to know young billionaire-in-exile Serhiy...
The Silent Looting of Russia
Dmitry Klyuev (left) and Andrei Pavlov (right) at an OSCE meeting in Monaco, in...
Hungarian Media Law Doomed
19 January 2011 By Tamás Bodoky The widely criticised new Hungarian...
Google is Not Your Friend
  The internet is a powerful tool in the service of investigative...
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Was A Call Against Censorship Censored?

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 18:56 Kevin Briskin
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The Bulgarian-based OCCRP partner Bivol is speaking out against "unacceptable censorship and lack of transparency," which occurred at the World Forum for Democracy--of all places.

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Is the UMH Media Exodus Continuing?

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 15:25 Kevin Briskin
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Ukrainian multimedia conglomerate UMH Group may be continuing to bleed reporters.  Less than three weeks after 13 journalists left Forbes Ukraine, a subsidiary of UMH, rumors of two dozen staff members departing from Korrespondent magazine have surfaced.

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EU Citizenship: On Sale Now

Saturday, 16 November 2013 14:05 Ana Baric
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By Ana Baric

In the market for citizenship in the European Union (EU)? It’s now up for sale at a mere US$877,000.

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A Softer Side to Smuggling

Friday, 01 November 2013 09:36 Kevin Briskin
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turtle-burgerSmuggling doesn't always involve drugs, weapons, or people sold into slavery. Sometimes there's a lighter side to getting objects where customs agents don't want them, and sometimes a smuggler is just a devoted pet owner.

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A Deeper Look at the Cast of China's Latest Show

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 12:53 Kevin Briskin
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Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai's recent conviction was the culmination of China's highest profile court trial in years. The eccentric cast of characters put on a stage managed by the Chinese Communist Party is worthy of a play by Shakespeare.

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Re:Baltica Completes Series on Latvian Health Care System
The Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism Re:Baltica, an OCCRP partner, has published the last installment in its series about the health care...
Trafficking and Terrorism: How Organized Crime Thrives on Passport Fraud
By Ana Baric Passport Stamps. Photo Credit: Flickr. Jon Rawlinson The March 7 disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane one hour into its flight...
Colombia: A Country Torn Between Peace and Corruption
By: Maria Virginia Olano In Colombia, it is no secret that laws and rules there can be bent and moved around, especially with a couple of bills in...
Press Persecution in Azerbaijan: Where Investigative Journalism Is “Espionage”
By Ana Baric Azerbaijan is maintaining its usual approach to press “freedom”: sponsoring pro-regime media and unapologetically repressing...
Venezuela: The Battle Against a Corrupt, Authoritarian State
By Maria Virginia Olano It was supposed to be the day Venezuela celebrates its young people. Instead, three students were killed, more than 70...