Tag: American


Emergency Fuel Waiver Set For The Summer Driving Season

In a press release, White House press secretary Jen Psaki noted that U.S. President Joe Biden is pulling out all the stops to ensure that the American people do not suffer unnecessarily through gas price hikes caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. She said, “Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is issuing an emergency fuel waiver to […]


American And United Airlines See Positive Results Amid COVID-19

American and United Airlines reported better-than-expected financial results, despite problems brought on by the COVID-19 Omicron surge during the holiday travel period. Both companies, however, have said the road ahead could be challenging, given the Omicron spread.   American, the United States’ largest airline, lost $921 million in the quarter, excluding special items. That was less than analysts’ $1.2 billion forecasts […]


American Workers Exit The Job Market In Millions

Americans quit their jobs at an all-time monthly high of 4.5 million people, at the end of November. That figure surpasses the previous high reached in September when 4.4 million people left their jobs. Leisure and hospitality companies, such as restaurants, bars, and hotels, saw the greatest number of employee exits, with more than 1 million workers quitting in November […]


Prices Continue To Rise For American Consumers

Prices for American consumers are rising at their fastest annual rate since June 1982. According to the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the consumer price index (CPI) rose 6.8 percent in the year to November. Petrol prices jumped 6.1 percent, while the cost of second-hand cars, rent, and food also rose. However, the monthly pace of […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]