Donald Trump http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19186/all en Ivanka Trump eyes global real estate empire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110224/ivanka-trump-panama-real-estate <p> With the near completion of the Trump Ocean Club in Panama City, the Trump vision and name is becoming increasingly global.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110224/ivanka-trump-panama-real-estate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Donald Trump Panama Travel/Tourism Americas Emerging Markets Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:02:00 +0000 Tim Rogers 5626565 at http://www.globalpost.com Do other countries have "birther" controversies? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/110516/barack-obama-donald-trump-birthers-foreign-countries <p> LONDON &mdash; Foreign born nationals have run many countries, from Nazi Germany to current day Australia.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/110516/barack-obama-donald-trump-birthers-foreign-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Donald Trump Obama World Leaders Politics Culture & Lifestyle Mon, 16 May 2011 20:40:48 +0000 Barry Neild 5645124 at http://www.globalpost.com Photos of Trump family's Africa hunting safari spark outrage (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/trump-hunting-safari-africa-donald-jr-eric-zimbabwe-big-five <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Recently surfaced photos show Donald Trump's sons, Don Jr. and Eric, posing with dead African animals including a leopard, elephant and crocodile, while on a hunting trip to Zimbabwe. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Conway-Smith </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> JOHANNESBURG &mdash; Photos showing Donald Trump&#39;s two sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, with a menagerie of dead animals while on a &quot;big five&quot; hunting safari in Zimbabwe have sparked outrage among wildlife conservationists.</p> <p> The recently surfaced photos show the Trump sons posing with dead African animals including a leopard, elephant, Cape buffalo, crocodile, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kudu">kudu</a> and <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterbuck">waterbuck</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p> In one photo, Don Jr. holds a severed elephant tail, while in another, the two brothers pose next to a dead crocodile that has been strung up by its neck in a tree.</p> <p> The photos were posted on the <a href="http://www.huntinglegends.com/2011/03/the-trumps-hunt-africa/">website for Hunting Legends</a>, the company that ran their hunting trip to the Matetsi area near Zimbabwe&#39;s Victoria Falls.</p> <p> &quot;This was not the first time the Trump&#39;s hunted Africa [sic] and certainly not the last,&quot; the company said on its website, adding that &quot;it was evident from the word go that these two amazing young men are everything but the &#39;city slickers&#39; you would expect!&quot;</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost: <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120226/rhino-war-can-hunting-save-the-rhino">Hunters shoot and pay to save the rhino</a></strong></p> <p> Peta, the animal rights group, criticized the hunting safari <a href="http://www.hollywoodlife.com/2012/03/12/donald-trump-sons-hunting-peta-statement/">in a statement to Hollywood Life</a>.</p> <p> &quot;Like all animals, elephants, buffalo, and crocodiles deserve better than to be killed and hacked apart for two young millionaires&#39; photo opportunity,&quot; Peta said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/trump-hunting-safari-africa-donald-jr-eric-zimbabwe-big-five" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Donald Trump Travel/Tourism Wildlife News Zimbabwe United States Weird Wide Web Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:55:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5695651 at http://www.globalpost.com Trump trophy hunt photos lead to Zimbabwe investigation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/trump-hunt-africa-photos-trophy-hunting-safari-zimbabwe-investigation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Zimbabwe conservationists are checking the legality of a hunting trip by Trump's sons Don Jr. and Eric. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Conway-Smith </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> JOHANNESBURG &mdash; Zimbabwe conservationists are investigating a big game hunting safari taken by Donald Trump&#39;s sons after photos showing Don Jr. and Eric posing with their kills surfaced online.</p> <p> Johnny Rodrigues, head of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.timeslive.co.za/africa/2012/03/24/zimbabwe-probes-trump-brothers-hunting-trip">told the Associated Press</a> that investigators are checking the legality of the 2011 hunting trip, arranged by a South African company. This includes looking into whether hunting licenses and trophy fees were paid, and whether the company was allowed to be hunting in Zimbabwe.</p> <p> Rodrigues is quoting as saying that if organizers and hunters breach Zimbabwe&#39;s hunting laws, they can face imprisonment or a fine of up to $500,000.</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/trump-hunting-safari-africa-donald-jr-eric-zimbabwe-big-five">Photos of Trump family&#39;s Africa hunting safari spark outrage</a></strong></p> <p> Photos of the Trump brothers posing with an endangered leopard, Cape buffalo, crocodile and other animals&nbsp;were posted on the website for <a href="http://www.huntinglegends.com/">Hunting Legends</a>, the company that ran their hunting trip to the Matetsi area of Zimbabwe, near Victoria Falls.</p> <p> In one photo, Don Jr. holds a severed elephant tail, while in another, the two brothers pose next to a dead crocodile that has been strung up by its neck in a tree.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/trump-hunt-africa-photos-trophy-hunting-safari-zimbabwe-investigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Donald Trump Travel/Tourism Wildlife News Zimbabwe United States Weird Wide Web Sat, 24 Mar 2012 13:15:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5697517 at http://www.globalpost.com Trump sons' trophy hunt legal, Zimbabwe parks authority says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/trump-trophy-hunt-legal-zimbabwe-parks-authority <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Zimbabwe's parks authority says proper licenses were obtained by Don Trump Jr. and Eric Trump. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Conway-Smith </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> JOHANNESBURG &mdash; A hunting trip taken by Donald Trump&#39;s sons in Zimbabwe was legal, the country&#39;s parks authority has stated in response to outrage over photos of Don Jr. and Eric posing with dead African animals.</p> <p> Recently emerged photos of the Trump brothers next to an endangered leopard, Cape buffalo, crocodile and other animals were posted on the website for Hunting Legends, the company that ran their 2010 trophy hunting trip to the Matetsi area of Zimbabwe, near Victoria Falls.</p> <p> Zimbabwe conservationists said last week they were investigating the legality of the hunt.</p> <p> But&nbsp;Caroline Washaya-Moyo, spokesperson for <a href="http://www.zimparks.org/">Zimbabwe&#39;s parks authority</a>, said in a statement that proper licenses for the hunt had been obtained, <a href="http://www.iol.co.za/news/special-features/zimbabwe/zimbabwe-trump-sons-hunt-legal-1.1264179">according to Agence France-Presse</a>.</p> <p> &ldquo;They were accompanied by a professional hunter, and we have done a background check on him and his license is still valid,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;Also with the Trump brothers was a ranger from the parks department who was monitoring the hunt. The animals they hunted are available for hunting in Zimbabwe.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/trump-trophy-hunt-legal-zimbabwe-parks-authority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Donald Trump Travel/Tourism Wildlife News Zimbabwe United States Weird Wide Web Tue, 27 Mar 2012 13:18:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5697885 at http://www.globalpost.com