Monday, November 12, 2007

Namesake of Barclays Center in Brooklyn Said to Be Bankrolling Mugabe's Corrupt Zimbabwe Regime

The Sunday Times of London reports that Barclays Bank (as in Barclays Center, the proposed home of the Brooklyn Nets) is bankrolling President Robert Mugabe's corrupt regime in Zimbabwe by providing "substantial loans to cronies given land seized from white farmers."

Ironic, considering that Barclays Bank was reported to have recently conceded that companies it bought over the years may have been involved in the slave trade. Or maybe not.

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