June 23, 2018

Trade war: Is Trump serious or just negotiating?

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By Jamie Robertson Business presenter From BBC News Are we in a trade war – or are we still negotiating? As President Donald Trump launches his 25% tax on steel and 10% tax on aluminium from the EU, Mexico and Canada, it could be just a negotiating ploy. If real war is a continuation of […]

THE VIEW FROM EUROPE: The disturbing consequences of the G7 Summit

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By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate It is the images that remain. First it was a photo of the political leadership of the West trying to face down an intransigent Donald Trump, and then two days later the extraordinary sight of a smiling US President standing beside an equally pleased Kim Jong Un; making it […]

Trump Kim summit: US wants ‘major N Korea disarmament’ by 2020

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From BBC The US hopes to see “major disarmament” by North Korea by the end of 2020, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. His comments come a day after an unprecedented meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. In a statement North Korea agreed to work towards “complete denuclearisation […]

Guyanese fraud victims thought they sent money for Donald Trump

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By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian The US Federal Bureau of Investigations has confirmed that they are actively tracking down a major online fraud network that is targeting citizens from a number of countries, including Guyana. The Feds are on the case because the Fraudsters are using the name of the US President to defraud […]

Sir Ronald Sanders – A world less safe: The Caribbean is not immune

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By Sir Ronald Sanders Events affecting Iran, prompted by the May 8 decision of US President Donald Trump to withdraw America from a 2015 nuclear deal, may appear irrelevant to Caribbean countries. They are not. One of the first effects will be a rise in oil prices, which has already reached US$77 a barrel and […]

The Editor Speaks: US Memorial Day

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Yesterday (Mon 28) was Memorial Day in the US. We have a similar event here in November (Sun 11th Nov). We have a public holiday on the following Monday. In the US Memorial Day is widely celebrated with weekend ‘bargain’ sales, barbecues, beach trips, etc. Whilst here we don’t seem to have the ‘bargain’ sales […]

The Editor Speaks: How media slants a story because of bias

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The media, a name tag I have to admit to, knows how to slant a story and slanting a story to the way the Editor in Chief, columnist, media owner, etc, wants is now the norm. One only has to read or view the news coverage given by nearly all the US networks (and even […]

NY Times bans ‘Killing the Deep State’ from Bestseller List

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From Newsmax Jerome Corsi’s red-hot new book “Killing the Deep State: The Fight to Save President Trump” is a runaway bestseller — but you’d never know that from reading The New York Times. “Killing the Deep State” debuted last week at No. 10 on the non-fiction hardcover list compiled by Nielsen BookScan, the book industry’s […]

Nunes on FISA Memo: ‘An Obligation to the American People’

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By Todd Beamon From Newsweek House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said on Friday that the Republican memo alleging FBI surveillance abuses was justified because “I have an obligation to the American people when we see FISA abuse” — denying that he coordinated its release with President Donald Trump or his private attorneys. “These are […]

New York Times Tops List of Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax President Donald Trump on Wednesday released his “2017 Fake News Awards,” with The New York Times taking the No. 1 slot for a column by economist Paul Krugman saying “the economy would never recover” on the night the Republican won the White House. “2017 was a year of unrelenting bias, […]