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“Brazilian oil company Petrobras sued by US city” – BBC News – December 26, 2014

On December 26, 2014 BBC News reported that the US city of Providence, Rhode Island “is suing the Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras over investor losses due to a corruption scandal. Providence alleges that Petrobras made false statements to investors that inflated the company’s value.” You may read the article on the BBC News internet […]

Disarming the Lords of War: A New International Treaty to Regulate the Arms Trade – Foreign Affairs – December 23, 2014

In an article published in Foreign Affairs on December 23, 2014 Denise Garcia profiles the Uhe United Nations’ Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which comes into force on December 25, 2014. According to the article, “implementing the treaty, however, is tricky. Key signatories, such as the United States, have not yet ratified the ATT. Despite its […]