South America is a vast continent of light, yet it has a dark soul. Nestled in its political class, like a snake from the rain forest, corruption poisons the core of government. Badly needed resources are siphoned from public purposes to run the machinery of political parties. Pervasive and systemic, corruption is sanctioned by a […]


Members of Iraq’s Yazidi minority on Thursday urged the International Criminal Court to investigate accusations of atrocities committed by militants of the Islamic State, which they said constituted genocide against their people. Murad Ismael, a member of the delegation, said the Free Yezidi Foundation and the Yazda group handed court prosecutors a report with accounts […]