May 16, 2022

Volta Trucks confirms its US market entry strategy

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Volta Trucks reveals its product, services, and manufacturing roadmap for entry into the North American market as part of the Route to Zero Emissions strategy. Volta Trucks aims to appoint an experienced US-based manufacturing partner in late 2022. Product introduction led by a Class 7 truck, equivalent to a European 16-ton vehicle, closely followed by […]

British Virgin Islands: Premier Andrew Fahie arrested in US drug sting

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By Adam Durbin From BBC News The leader of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been arrested for alleged drug smuggling and money laundering in the US. Premier Andrew Fahie was detained in Miami by US agents posing as cocaine traffickers from a Mexican drug cartel. He agreed a $700,000 (£560,000) payment to allow traffickers […]

US public transit mask mandate not in force after court decision

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From Newsmax The Biden administration will no longer enforce a U.S. mask mandate on public transportation, after a federal judge in Florida on Monday ruled the 14-month-old directive was unlawful, overturning a key White House effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Soon after the announcement, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines relaxed the restrictions effective […]

“SONS 2 THE GRAVE” Movie Rolls Out

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HAVE FAITH PRODUCTIONS Rolls out “SONS 2 THE GRAVE” “THIS AIN’T NO FAIRY TALE … THIS IS HUDSON” April 12, 2022 – (Toronto, ON) Canadian production company, Have Faith Productions (HFP) has begun the roll out of its new film “Sons 2 The Grave” (S2TG) in association with FilmRise. and Incendo “Sons 2 The Grave” is currently screening on Amazon US and UK, on ROKU […]

US labor market nears full recovery after strong March hiring

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From Newsmax The US labor market has almost recovered from the mass joblessness caused by the pandemic, adding hundreds of thousands of positions last month and sending the unemployment rate nearly to where it was before Covid-19 broke out nationwide. The Labor Department reported Friday that the unemployment rate fell more than analysts forecast in […]

Belize secures US$25 million from the World Bank for Climate-Resilient Agriculture

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WASHINGTON, March 14, 2022 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved financing of US$25 million for the Belize Climate Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture Project, which will aim to increase food production capacity and the adoption of climate-smart agricultural approaches among project beneficiaries. The project will provide over 7,000 farmers with weather data and […]

Putin launches nuclear drills as US says Russian forces ‘Uncoil’ for Ukraine attack

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From Newsmax President Vladimir Putin launched exercises by Russia’s strategic nuclear missile forces on Saturday and Washington said Russian troops massed near Ukraine’s border were moving forward and “poised to strike.” With Western nations fearing what could be one of the worst conflicts since the Cold War, U.S. Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said Russian forces […]

Introducing: Reebok x Victoria Beckham Drop Six

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Victoria Beckham and long-term fitness partner Reebok unveil the latest capsule collection. A quieter and more sophisticated lens is applied to functional sportswear this season – ease and adaptability are key themes for Drop Six. The high-performing wardrobe comprises the most essential activewear, executed in its purest form and remaining closely connected to the sporting […]

Prince Andrew settles US civil sex assault case with Virginia Giuffre

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From BBC Prince Andrew has settled a civil sexual assault case brought against him in the US by Virginia Giuffre. Ms Giuffre had been suing the Duke of York, claiming he sexually assaulted her on three occasions when she was 17, allegations he has repeatedly denied. A letter filed to the US district court on […]

US economy grew 5.7 percent in 2021, in rebound from 2020 recession

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From Newsmax The U.S. economy grew last year at the fastest pace since Ronald Reagan’s presidency, bouncing back with resilience from 2020’s brief but devastating coronavirus recession. The nation’s gross domestic product — its total output of goods and services — expanded 5.7% in 2021. It was the strongest calendar-year growth since a 7.2% surge […]