By Julia Yansura and Laura Porras Today, June 16th marks the International Day of Family Remittances, dedicated to recognizing the contributions of the international migrants who send over US$550 billion home to developing countries each year. And...
Data Part of a Forthcoming Global Financial Integrity Report on Illicit Outflows from the Developing World
WASHINGTON, DC – A new blog post published today on the website of the Task Force on Financial Integrity & Economic Development sheds light on the economic challenges facing Venezuela under its current leadership. The post reveals new numbers from an upcoming Global Financial Integrity report on illicit financial flows (IFF) out of the developing world and explains the linkages between IFFs, poverty, censorship and corruption.
WASHINGTON, DC — The growing presence of Iran in Latin America is a threat to national security and demands greater scrutiny and action by the United States and Venezuelan’s Latin American neighbors was the message delivered by New York Country District Attorney Robert Morgenthau at a lunch briefing today at the Brookings Institution organized by Global Financial Integrity and the American Interest.
Remarks by Mr. Robert M. Morgenthau
New York County District Attorney
Event Hosted by Global Financial Integrity
I would like to thank the Brookings Institute for inviting me to speak today. The issues I will discuss with all of you are the blossoming relationship between what might seem unlikely bedfellows…. the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, whether we have a national security crisis looming on the horizon, and whether our national security and law enforcement communities are sufficiently focused on this threat.