November 16, 2018

US Cyber Command is reportedly targeting Russian operatives who could interfere in the midterm elections

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Susan Heavey, Reuters From Business Insider The United States has launched a cyber campaign aimed at Russian operatives in an effort to curb misinformation ahead of the November 6 congressional elections, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Sources said the US Cyber Command the military’s cyber warfare division, was targeting individuals associated with influence campaigns […]

Russia warns US: Bank curbs would be an Act of Economic War

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From Newsmax Russia warned the United States Friday that it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a declaration of economic war which it would retaliate against, stepping up a war of words with Washington over spiralling sanctions.The warning, from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, reflects Russian fears over the […]

Why Trump has such a soft spot for Russia

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By Andrew Sullivan From New York Mag It is possible, is it not, that Donald Trump simply believes what he says. I realize, of course, that this is technically impossible from moment to moment. But bear with me. The slackened jaws, widened eyes, and general shock that greeted his chuffed endorsement of the Kremlin over […]

33rd Concacaf Ordinary Congress closes in Moscow; focuses on inclusive growth through competitions expansion and core development efforts

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Moscow, Russia (Monday, June 11, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) held today its 33rd Ordinary Congress in Moscow Russia, where delegates celebrated the accomplishments of the Confederation in 2017. “Following the completion of a successful governance reform effort over the last two years, our Confederation has forged […]

Grenada ambassador’s Russian hacker threatens Caribbean News Now

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By Youri Kemp From Caribbean News Now ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — On January 31, 2018, Caribbean News Now published an article entitled “Is Grenada’s iconic nutmeg production now in Russian hands?” regarding the activities of Oleg Pavlovich Firer, and his company Star Capital. Star Capital has its headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and also […]

My friend paid with his life for standing up to the Kremlin

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That is why I know we HAVE to hit Putin where it hurts – in his wallet. By BILL BROWDER, former British financier in Russia From Mail On Sunday When I got the call about Sergei Skripal’s poisoning, it confirmed my worst fears: Russian government now feels so comfortable that it can kill at will […]

St. Petersburg police bust gang selling fake IDs from fictional Caribbean state

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From tass MOSCOW, March 7. /TASS/. Police in St. Petersburg have uncovered a gang suspected of manufacturing and selling phony IDs of a fictitious country, the Interior Ministry’s spokesperson, Irina Volk, said on Wednesday. “The gang members set up a so-called consulate of a non-existent Caribbean island state in St. Petersburg. They were making fake […]

Ex-Russian spy critically ill after ‘unknown substance’ exposure

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By Solange Reyner From Newsmax A man exposed to an “unknown substance” in Salisbury, England, on Sunday was identified as Sergei Skripal, a Russian national convicted of spying for Britain, BBC reports. Skripal, 66, and a woman were found unconscious on a bench near a shopping area and were taken to a nearby hospital where […]

Russia plans to install modern astronomical earth stations in Cuba

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From Caribbean News Now HAVANA, Cuba — Russia is planning the installation, organization and cooperative operation of two astronomical observation earth stations in Cuba. A collaboration agreement in this regard was initiated in August of this year in Moscow, during the second working meeting of the Russian-Cuban group for collaboration in the field of science, […]

Costa Rica, Mexico & Panama learn World Cup opponents

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From CONCACAF A general view of the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the State Kremlin Palace on December 1, 2017, in Moscow, Russia. (Photo: FIFA via Getty Images) MOSCOW – The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace. CONCACAF’s trio […]