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Mugabe and Entourage Live it Up in Cancún While Zimbabwe Suffers

What’s a $1,500-a-day travel allowance for hard-working flunkies?

Dispatch

Chinese Smugglers Are Buying Up Hundreds of Thousands of Illegally Slaughtered African Donkeys

When they’re not smuggling ivory and rhino horn, Africa’s most notorious criminal syndicates are stealing farm animals to make a 2,500-year-old traditional Chinese remedy.

The Cable

Yet Another Presidential Corruption Scandal in Brazil

Forget the U.S. presidential scandal. Brazil is pillorying its second president in two years, both on allegations of corruption.

Voice

The Bonfire of Donald Trump’s Vanities

With the reckless, fishy sacking of James Comey, President Trump’s domestic behavior has become more than an embarrassment — it’s an international liability.

Voice

Is America a Failing State?

Our country is at a crossroads, and the right path forward must not include Donald Trump as president.

The Cable

Following Mass Protests, Romanian Senators Nix Plans to Pardon Graft

The last corruption-enabling legislation saw the largest protests since 1989. So why not try it again?

Dispatch

Keep Your Eyes on the Protests in Russia’s Provinces

While the world watches Moscow for signs of unrest, hundreds of small-scale protests are heating up in Putin’s heartland.

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