Tag: USA

SPORTS

Haiti Puts The Kettle On In 3-Nil Win Against Mexico

Haiti’s win over Mexico has put Jamaica on the backfoot and no doubt a call for a greater strategy on the part of coach Lorne Donaldson. The Haitians proved to be no walkover when they put away the Mexican 3-0 in their second Group A Concacaf W Championship encounter. This result also means that the United States cannot finish lower […]

SPORTS

Jamaica Reggae Girlz Mauled By U.S. In Five-Nil Loss

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz proved to be no match for the rampant U.S. women’s soccer team in their Concacaf W Championship encounter recently. The Girlz bid to qualify for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup suffered a serious setback following a 5-0 loss to the U.S. team. This loss comes on the back of an ambush win against the much-touted Mexican […]

NEWS

Britain Gives Ukraine Long-Range Missiles To Counter ‘Brutal Russian Artillery’

LONDON — Britain announced Monday it will supply an unspecified number of long-range missile launchers to Ukraine, following the United States’ decision last week to send similar weapons. Ukrainian troops will be trained to use the systems in Britain in the coming weeks. Ukraine has repeatedly asked the West to supply longer-range weapons as it faces an unrelenting barrage of Russian […]

NEWS

Good As Dead Without Help From The West

The head of Ukraine’s military intelligence service says that the country doesn’t have “sufficient military resources” to repel a full-scale attack by Russia without the help of the West. Gen. Kyrylo Budanov said in a New York Times piece that “unfortunately, Ukraine needs to be objective at this stage. There are not sufficient military resources for repelling a full-scale attack […]

BUSINESS

Japan’s Economy Running Out Of Heat

Japan’s economy sees its fastest rate decline in five years at the end of 2019. The country has been hit by a sales tax rise, a major typhoon, weak global demand, and the threatening coronavirus plaguing that part of the world. Annualized gross domestic product (GDP) showed a greater decline than anticipated, a 6.3% in October-December. Analysts are also speculating […]

EDITORIAL

NBA: A ‘Wholly-Owned Subsidiary’ Of China — Is It?

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence has recently criticized the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) in a speech in which he also attacked Chinese diplomatic and trade policies. He accused both the NBA and the sports firm Nike of “kowtowing” to Beijing and “muzzling” criticism of China. Mr. Pence’s angst comes against the background of a tweet from Houston Rockets general manager […]

NEWS

Trump Tells U.S. Companies To Get Ready To Exit China

President Donald Trump has ordered American companies to leave China after Beijing announced plans to impose new tariffs on American goods. The White House did not immediately say what authority the president had to compel private firms to quit a country. China plans to impose additional duties on $75 billion worth of American goods later this year. Trump tweeted soon […]

NEWS

China Tells U.S. “Back Off” Venezuela

Following remarks made by U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton urging China and Russia to avoid doing business with President Nicolas Maduro’s government, China has appealed to Washington to stop the “bullying” of other countries. The blowback from China also comes against President Donald Trump announced a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the U.S. and barred transactions with […]

EDITORIAL

Trump Fails In Sales Pitch To China And North Korea

“Nobody understands politicians like I do – all talk and no action. They will never get our country where it needs to be, truly great again!” Trump tweeted before his election as President. Now, if President Trump was in the music business and one was given the task to create an alias for him, “D.J. Sweet Talk” would have to […]

BUSINESS

Huawei Set To Layoff Employees In U.S.

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is noted as planning a widespread layoff of many of its employees in the United States.  The Chinese telecom’s equipment company has suffered a serious setback since its operation has been blacklisted by the Trump Administration. The layoffs are said to affect jobs at Huawei’s U.S.-based research and […]