June 15, 2021

Caribbean Basin security initiative

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From bs.us embassy “Transnational criminal organizations and subsidiary organizations have spread throughout the nation, threatening the safety of the United States and its citizens. A comprehensive and decisive approach is required to dismantle these organized crime syndicates and restore safety…” —President Trump Rising crime and violence in the Caribbean, largely related to illicit trafficking threaten […]

US: Terrible response on Caribbean disaster

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By Thomas Gans letter to Napa Valley Register I am distressed to the point of righteous rage over our American government’s despicable response to the devastation of Puerto Rico and the American Virgin Islands by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. President Trump, after a bit of hesitation, rushed military, civilian, and FEMA help to Texas and […]

The Editor Speaks: Disrespect

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The most blatant disrespect in my humble opinion is when it is shown against a country that is of your birth or where you reside and has provided you with protection, welfare, and the means to live without fear. When the National Anthem and flag of the country is raised it is a right of […]

Tearful Mayor in Puerto Rico warns people are dying because FEMA ‘Chain of Command’ isn’t giving ‘Marching Orders’

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By David Badash From NCRM ‘We Need to Get Our Sh*t Together Because People Are Dying’ President Donald Trump may have thanked her for her kind words about FEMA, but he didn’t hear all of them. San Juan, Puerto Rico mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz says FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) employees are good people who […]

Report: Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ to Russian billionaire during election

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BY KATIE BO WILLIAMS – From The Hill President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to provide “private briefings” on the 2016 race to a Russian billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Less than two weeks before Trump cinched the Republican presidential nomination, Manafort offered the briefings to […]

President Trump’s and Richard Branson’s Caribbean homes destroyed by Hurricane Irma

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By Ciara Linnane From msn An 11-bedroom mansion owned by President Donald Trump on the Caribbean island of St. Martin is reported to have been torn apart by Hurricane Irma, while the luxury home of billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands was also destroyed. President Donald Trump has been trying to sell […]

Racism is inherently Un-American

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Plantation – The Broward Black Republican Club releases the following statement on racism in America: We cannot turn a blind eye nor be silent about the hate and violence that continues to divide our country. Racism has no place in a society that aspires to achieve tranquility and justice for all. Any person who chooses […]

A Missouri lawmaker who posted ‘I hope Trump is assassinated!’ on Facebook apologized

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By Mark Hensch From circa A Missouri state senator has apologized for recently voicing hope that President Trump would be assassinated. Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D) on Sunday said she is sorry for her remarks about Trump last week but has no plans to resign. “I made a mistake, and I’m owning up to it,” she […]

David Horowitz: Charlottesville biggest ‘Fake News,’ defends Trump

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From Newsmax The tragedy in Charlottesville could have been an occasion to stop and consider how the tolerance for politically correct violence and politically correct hatred is leading the nation towards civil war. Instead the media and the political left have turned this incident into the biggest fake news story of the summer, transforming its […]

Funding climate resilience benefits all nations – yes, the U.S. too

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By Kenton X. Chance From Caribbean News Service KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Jul 4 2017 (IPS) – A leading climate change mitigation and adaptation activist and former climate negotiator in the Caribbean says that the United States could protect its economic and political interest by helping the region to go green. Further, James Fletcher, a former […]