Daily Archives: October 8, 2018

China | China accuses former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei of taking bribes

Ministry of Public Security announces task force will target associates and adds that Meng’s ‘insistence on doing things his own way means he only has himself to blame’

by Choi Chi-yuk and  Matt Ho
China has accused the former Interpol president and its vice-minister of public security Meng Hongwei of taking bribes and detained him for investigation.

Mapping top tourist destinations

by Jeff Desjardins

Where do the world’s international tourist dollars get spent?

Today’s map from HowMuch.net resizes countries around the world based on international tourist receipts in 2017, using data from the World Tourism Organization.

Brazil | The CIA Finger in Brasil’s Elections

By Marcelo Zero

The growth of Bolsonarian fascism in the final stretch of the election campaign, turbo charged by an avalanche of fake news disseminated on the internet, is not surprising. It is an old tactic developed by American and British intelligence agencies, with the goal of manipulating public opinion and influencing political processes and elections. It was used in the Ukraine, in the Arab Spring and in Brazil during 2013.