Explainer: the connections between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Cambridge Analytica

What we know so far
On April 8 the South China Morning Post published a photo showing Cambridge Analytica’s suspended CEO Alexander Nix dining at the National Press Club Manila in May 2015 with four men. Two of the men later played key roles in Rodrigo Duterte’s 2016 presidential campaign: Jose Gabriel “Pompee” La Viña as social media director, and Peter Tiu Laviña as spokesman.
La Viña recently said both were ”guests” the day they…