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E. Guinea Says Concerned by French Arrest Warrant, Threatens Retaliation

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Equatorial Guinea warns it will take action against French companies if judges in France issue an arrest warrant for the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema. Two French judges on Tuesday requested the warrant for Teodorin Obiang on grounds that he acquired millions of dollars worth of French real estate and luxury goods by fraudulent […]

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Voters Backing Constitutional Change in Equatorial Guinea

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Equatorial Guinea say voters have given virtually unanimous support to proposed constitutional reforms. The government says about 99 percent of voters backed new presidential term limits and the creation of a vice presidency in Sunday’s referendum. The results Monday covered a little more than half of the vote. Final results are expected Wednesday, […]

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Equatorial Guinea Votes in Constitution Referendum

Posted November 13th, 2011 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Equatorial Guineans have voted in a referendum on constitutional reforms the opposition denounces as a charade. If the changes are approved in Sunday’s vote, the country’s president would be limited to two seven-year terms. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s government says the new constitution will also provide better oversight over the executive branch, improve human rights […]

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Equatorial Guinea Votes in Constitution Referendum Sunday

Posted November 13th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Equatorial Guineans will vote on a referendum to the constitution Sunday that would limit the country’s president to two seven-year terms. Those opposing the measure say it provides additional authority to President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who already wields influence over the legislative and judicial branches of the tiny west African country. President Obiang’s government says […]

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US Looks to Seize Property Stolen by Son of Equatorial Guinea President

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department has filed two separate suits aimed at seizing $71 million in property allegedly stolen by the son of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang. U.S. authorities allege that Teodorin Obiang used his job as a government minister to embezzle, steal and extort more than $100 million from Equatorial Guinea and launder the […]

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