November 12, 2019

Bill Clinton unveils projects to aid Puerto Rico, Caribbean in wake of deadly hurricanes

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From CBS Former U.S. President Bill Clinton announced dozens of projects Tuesday aimed at helping Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands recover from a deadly 2017 hurricane season as part of a two-day conference in the U.S. territory organized by his foundation. The announcement comes as the region struggles torebuild more than a year after […]

President Bill Clinton to visit Saint Lucia this week

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From St Lucia Times Former United States President, Bill Clinton is to visit Saint Lucia, it has been announced. The visit will form part of the Clinton Foundation’s efforts to work with Caribbean islands to empower them to build back better, grow their economies, improve public health, implement renewable energy, and become more resilient, a […]

US presidents and media

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By Sarah Jacobs President Bill Clinton discusses his campaign with reporters aboard Air Force One on his way back to Washington on November 6, 1996./AP Photo The US president’s relationship with the press has long been a complicated one, and it has varied from administration to administration. To name just a few examples, President Lyndon […]

US ending ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy for Cubans

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By Elise Labott, Kevin Liptak and Patrick Oppmann, From CNN Story highlights Havana has argued the policy encourages Cubans to make the dangerous trip to the US The decision was likely Obama’s last move in his historic dealings with Cuba Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama is ending the longstanding “wet foot, dry foot” policy that allows […]

Tom DeLay: ‘Almost 100’ agents threatened to quit over Clinton email probe

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax FBI Director James Comey reopened the agency’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails last week because “almost 100” agents threatened to resign before next week’s election, former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay told Newsmax TV. “A few weeks ago, almost 100 agents were threatening Comey that they were going to resign […]

AP: Pence ‘Beside Himself,’ Wife enraged over Trump remarks

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From Newsmax Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence suddenly canceled a campaign appearance on behalf of embattled Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Saturday — a growing sign of dissension in Republican ranks as calls mounted for Trump to step down after a sex tape emerged Friday. CNN reported that Pence was canceling the even with […]

Bitcoin Foundation staffs up for DC and Global outreach

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By Andrew Ramonas, From Corporate Counsel The Bitcoin Foundation, the leading advocacy group for the controversial digital currency, has bolstered its profile in Washington, D.C., and beyond with the addition of former PayPal Inc. lobbyist Jim Harper. Harper, who lobbied for PayPal and other tech companies in the early 2000s, joined the foundation’s staff as […]