Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tag: US

Venezuela Holds Onto Prized US Refineries Amid...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will hold onto its U.S.-based Citgo refineries, settling a long-standing dispute that threw ownership of the crisis-wracked country's prized...

Zimbabwe Accuses French and U.S. Ambassadors of...

Zimbabwe has accused the United States Ambassador to the country, his French counterpart and their embassies of fueling the protests in the country last...

Gatlin, Rodgers Have Mixed Feelings About Usain...

Usain Bolt’s decision to pull out of Jamaica’s Senior National Championships because of injury has drawn mixed reactions from his American sprint rivals ahead...

U.S. Corporation’s Apartheid Accusations Dismissed in Court

U.S. Court ruled against legal battle that accuses U.S. companies of providing software and machinery to South African apartheid government. After a 12 year legal...

Pentagon Plans to Open Another Drone Base...

The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle...

Death of Mario Deane in Jamaica Brings...

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Two prominent U.S.-based attorneys, who represented the family of murdered Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, have joined forces with attorney Miguel...

St. Lucia Has Success in Arbitration With...

CASTRIES, St. Lucia — The St. Lucia government says it has won the latest round of ongoing arbitration with the U.S.-based oil and gas...

Navy Discharges African-American Woman For Refusing to...

The U.S. Navy announced on Wednesday it was going to discharge Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jessica Sims for not changing her traditional African-American...

US, Nigeria Cooperate on Financing Structure

Nigeria and the United States have plans to leverage President Barack Obama’s $14 billion-investment pledge in Africa for effective financing structure for infrastructure in...

Caribbean Export Agency Awards $1 Million...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency has announced the award of over US$1million to firms and business-support organizations in Jamaica via its...

Sudanese Woman Who Faced Execution for Converting...

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, arrived in the...

US, Ghana Conclude Talks on $500 Million...

  ACCRA, Ghana -- The United States and Ghana will soon conclude negotiations for a second Millennium Challenge Compact worth $500 million for projects in...

First Lady Obama Revives Ping-Pong Diplomacy

First lady Michelle Obama, her mother Marian Robinson and the first daughters, Malia and Sasha, are on a week-long tour of China. Escorted by Peng...

Russia Fights Back in U.S. Shadow War

Bearing the hallmarks of a Cold War spy thriller, Russia’s counterintelligence agency says it caught a CIA officer trying to flip a Russian operative with...

Despite Shadow of Debt, Jamaica Basks in...

The International Monetary Fund has granted Jamaica a much-needed economic lifeline. In return, the island - one of the most indebted countries in the...

WTO Trade Group Gives Antigua New Lease...

The Antigua and Barbuda government said Monday the World Trade Organization (WTO) has allowed it to suspend certain duties under international law to the...

Jamaica Defeats US 2-1 in Historic World...

Jamaica beat the United States 2-1 in their World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium in Kingston tonight. The Regage Boyz created history with the...