NY Institute Prez. Denies Website Report

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 30, 2013: Rickford Burke, president of the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy, (CGID), is denying a report by a Guyana blog that he was arrested for identity theft. The site, newguymedia.com, carried a headline that reads: “APNU Official Rickford Burke Charged With Identity […]

USAID Office of Inspector General and La Fondation Heritage pour Haiti Launch Anti-Corruption Hotline

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Inspector General (USAID OIG) and La Fondation Heritage pour Haiti (LFHH), the Haitian chapter of Transparency International (TI), have begun operating an anti-corruption hotline in Haiti. The hotline will help fight corruption and promote accountability in […]

Bolivian Lawmaker Accused Of Non-consensual Sex

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Domingo Alcibia. News Americas, LE PAZ, Bolivia, Fri. Jan. 25, 2013: A Bolivian provincial lawmaker has been nabbed by police after a video surfaced showing him allegedly engaging in non-consensual sex in the legislative chamber. Domingo Alcibia, a member of President Evo Morales’ governing MAS bloc, was arrested on Tuesday, […]