President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – who today pardoned British mercenary Simon Mann – is widely seen as one of Africa's most corrupt leaders. But will oil interests prevent a shift in US policy?
Using clever hoaxes, the two activists use their hilarious pranks to skewer corporate fat-cats.
Oil companies are eyeing Alaska's largely untapped outer continental shelf. Critics say that's another Exxon Valdez waiting to happen.
The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
Once there was a time when people routinely set aside a part of the yard to raise flowers for the vase.
A congressional inquiry could taint not only the state-owned company but Brazil's president and the woman he hopes will succeed him.
Despite the settlement, the oil firm denies complicity in the former military government's execution of antidrilling activists in the mid-1990s. Activists say the case is 'an important first step' toward justice in the region.