Tag: Election

POLITICS

Trump Facing Major Criminal Investigations As He Considers 2024 Presidential Run

WASHINGTON — As he strongly hints at another campaign for the White House in 2024, former U.S. President Donald Trump is facing major federal and state criminal investigations into his actions in the immediate aftermath of his failed reelection campaign in 2020. Monday’s unprecedented FBI raid at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida was the latest indication that investigators remain focused on […]

POLITICS

Trump Says Republican Senator Ben Sasse Is “Bad News”

Former President Trump maintains his line of fire with a swagger toward anyone who dares to cross or disagrees with him. This time, it’s Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) who is taking the heat as Trump railed against him during a telerally held for Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster (R). Trump said he should never have given his endorsement to Senator […]

NEWS

Barbados Prime Minister Sworn Into Office

Mia Mottley was sworn into office as prime minister on Thursday, thus assuming the leadership of Barbados’ government for the second term. Mottley, who along with reappointed Attorney General Dale Marshall was sworn in by President Dame Sandra Mason at State House, said she would give serious thought over the weekend to who would form her team of ministers. She […]

NEWS

More Than 250,000 COVID-19 Cases Reported In A Day In India

India has reported more than a quarter of a million confirmed COVID-19 cases, the fifth consecutive day that infections have surpassed that number. According to figures released on Monday by the Ministry of Health, the country logged 258,089 new COVID-19 cases, moving its tally to more than 37 million. The death toll is at 486,451, with 385 new deaths recorded […]

POLITICS

Biden Calls For Stance Against The Lukashenka Regime

The President of the U.S. Joe Biden has called for action against the Lukashenka regime viewing it as undemocratic and illegitimate. Mr. Biden said the people of Belarus were prevented from letting “their voices heard and shape their own future through that most basic expression of democracy—an election.” He further said, “The Lukashenka regime perpetrated election fraud, followed by a […]

COMMENTARY

Is The PNP Suffering From Myopia?

If a fix is suggested for the PNP, the assumption is that one understands the problem that needs to be corrected, at least papered over so that the party can squeak by as the winner in a soon-to-be-called election. There then is the rub. The problem, whatever the problem is, requires not so much an inconvenient solution as a necessary […]

POLITICS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Send Packing

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was ousted from office on a slim vote margin on Sunday when Israeli lawmakers voted to install a new government. Netanyahu’s 12-year run as the head of the country ended when Israel’s parliament approved a new power-sharing government. According to The New York Times, the votes showed 60-59 with one abstention, which was enough to […]

EDITORIAL

Don’t Bet Against Trump For A Next White House Run

It’s early days yet to talk about another Presidential run for Donald J. Trump, but as they say on this side of the pond, nothing is off the table. In the 2020 general election, Donald Trump won more than 70 million votes, the second-highest total in American history. Nationally, he has more than a 47% share of the vote, winning […]

POLITICS

‘Big Guns’ Roll Into Georgia For Epic Showdown Battle

The battle in the runoff elections for Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats is getting hotter as out of state political head honchos march into town. Sen. Rick Scott recently appeared at a rally in Forsyth County, supporting Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. His visit followed that of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who appeared at a packed event with […]

NEWS

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Five Election Wins On The Trot

The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. Ralph Gonsalves made history by leading his party the Unity Labor Party to the fifth consecutive term in office. Preliminary figures released by the Electoral Office showed that the ULP had won nine of the 15 seats in the parliament. This was an increase of three seats on the previous […]