All Posts Tagged With: "Equatorial Guinea"

Once Upon a Coup: Introduction

(August 26, 2009) A failed coup attempt...a dictator suspicious of Western powers...and beneath it all, a spectacular underwater oil reserve. Once Upon a Coup is WIDE ANGLE’s penetrating look at the mysterious goings-on in Equatorial Guinea, a tiny West African nation newly rich with oil and infamous for corruption.

Jul 12th, 2011

World Links: Equatorial Guinea Pardons Simon Mann, Claude Levi-Strauss Dies at 100

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Nov 3rd, 2009

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Once Upon a Coup: Full Episode

Watch the full episode of Once Upon a Coup, a tale of intrigue from the oil-rich country of Equatorial Guinea.

Aug 27th, 2009

Once Upon a Coup: Video: The Controversial World of Private Security Contractors

WIDE ANGLE speaks with a private security contractor who responds to criticism that his industry operates outside the law.

Aug 26th, 2009

Once Upon a Coup: History of Equatorial Guinea

Scroll through this interactive timeline to learn about Equatorial Guinea’s colonial past, transition to independence under a brutal dictator, and ongoing wealth disparity amid new oil revenue.

Aug 25th, 2009

Once Upon a Coup: China’s Footprint in Africa

China has a voracious demand for resources that Africa possesses. Explore this interactive map to learn where China is extracting oil and minerals from the African continent.

Aug 25th, 2009

Once Upon a Coup: Resources

Find additional web-based resources about Equatorial Guinea.

Aug 25th, 2009

Once Upon a Coup: Filmmaker Notes

Filmmaker Chris Olgiati describes his experience making Once Upon a Coup.

Aug 25th, 2009

Once Upon a Coup: Credits

Credits for Once Upon A Coup

Aug 18th, 2009

World Links: Base Closing in Kyrgyzstan; Not Guity in Politkovskaya Case

A round-up of today's global news headlines.

Feb 19th, 2009

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