Tag: American

BUSINESS

American Airlines Takes A Beaten

The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc in the airline business and speculation is rife that many of these companies must either merge or go out of business. American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) has now joined Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) in forecasting a 90% slump in second-quarter revenue. The company has cut $13.5 billion from its operating and capital budgets for […]

EDITORIAL

Indigenous Or Not — An Innocent Life Was Snuffed Out!

The news of the death of American John Allen Chau by an endangered tribe in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Island should not be allowed to slide under the radar or go unnoticed by political leaders or civil society. The fact is an innocent life was lost, and the guilty parties should be held accountable whether they live in an “uncivilized” […]

cricket SPORTS

O. J. Simpson May Be Summer Free

Orenthal James “O. J.” Simpson, nicknamed The Juice, the former American football running back, broadcaster, actor, and convicted felon may soon walk out of prison as a free man. According to press reports, the ex-football player is set to go before the parole board as early as this summer and could be released soon thereafter. The 69-year-old Simpson who is […]

TRAVELOG

Americans Shell Out Biggest Bucks On Tourist Destination

In a study titled, “Destination Market: Caribbean,” presented at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Annual Marketplace, held in Nassau recently, Americans, on aggregate, were shown to spend almost 80 times more than tourists from other markets. Visitors from the U.K. came in next with spending of seven times the average. The study co-sponsored by MasterCard and CHTA revealed […]

COMMENTARY

Protecting The Right To Vote

“The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights of any democracy.  Yet for too long, too many of our fellow citizens were denied that right, simply because of the color of their skin,” said President Obama in his weekly address to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. He said fifty years ago President Lyndon […]

Government POLITICS

10 Things You Should Know About Donald Trump

Donald Trump is an American billionaire businessman. He was born on June 14, 1946 in Queens, New York. Trump attended Fordham University and later transferred to the  University of Pennsylvania where he completed a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is currently the chairman and president of the Trump organization. He is also the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Over the […]

Social Media Social media

Ne-Yo Respond To Gay Rumor

Shaffer Chimere Smith, better known by his stage name Ne-Yo, the American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor has defended his sexuality against rumors on the Internet that he is gay. In an article published recently, the site NewsBuzzDaily.com quoted the R&B singer as stating: “Bruce [sic] Jenner really gave me the inner strength to admit to my […]

COMMENTARY

President Obama Calls For The Pass Of The USA Freedom Act

President Obama noted that as President and Commander-in-Chief, his greatest responsibility is the safety of the American people. He said the fight against terrorists needs to be efficient and effective therefore, the right tools are necessary to defend the nation’s security, protect the freedoms, and civil liberties enshrined in the Constitution. “But tomorrow — Sunday, at midnight — some important […]

Government POLITICS

Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

President Obama, in his weekly address, noted that new trade deals are important to American values as well as vital to middle-class economics “The idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules,” said the President. “These are simple values. They’re American values. […]

NEWS

The President Argues For Protecting Working Americans’ Paychecks

President Obama, in his weekly address, noted that five years ago after the worst financial crisis in decades, his administration passed historic Wall Street reform to end the era of bailouts and too big to fail. He explained that as part of that reform, an independent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created with one mission – that of protecting American […]