June 24, 2021

IMF / Kristalina Georgieva and John Kerry on Climate Change

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As the world emerges from COVID-19, there is renewed impetus to tackle climate change. Ahead of COP26, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva joined U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry to discuss how to turn climate ambitions into action while creating vibrant and inclusive opportunities as part of the transition to the new climate economy as part of IMF and World […]

U.S. Secretary of State warns Middle East peace in jeopardy, Israeli PM calls Kerry speech “unbalanced

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From Caribbean Herald John Kerry slams Israel for growth of settlements • Netanyahu slams Kerry comments against Israel • Netanyahu said he was “unbalanced” and “obsessively focused” on settlements NEW YORK, U.S. – In his final days as U.S. secretary of state, John Kerry on Wednesday was highly critical of Israel for settlement-building, accusing Prime […]

UK will not abandon EU friends, says Boris Johnson

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From BBC The UK’s exit from the EU does not mean it will be leaving Europe or “abandoning” its friends, the new foreign secretary has said in Brussels. Making his debut on the international stage, Boris Johnson said the EU needed a “co-ordinated response” to terrorism in the light of the recent Nice attack. He […]

Happy Independence Day Grenada [Sun Feb 7]

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON (CMC) – The United States has congratulated Grenada as it celebrates its 42nd anniversary of political independence from Great Britain on Sunday, saying that the island’s focus on sustainable tourism development “allows visitors from across the globe to enjoy the pristine beaches and natural beauty of your country.” On behalf of […]

Chinese Internet giant Tencent fired a guy just for talking to John Kerry

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AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE From Business Insider Beijing tightly censors the Internet, banning websites including Facebook and Twitter with a system labelled the “Great Firewall of China”, and ordering domestic Internet firms to delete content that government officials deem “sensitive”. Zhang’s employer Tencent dismissed him on Friday for “leaking business secrets and other confidential and sensitive […]