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Premier of British Virgin Islands, port director charged in Miami in cocaine smuggling scheme
British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Alturo Fahie and the Caribbean territory’s port director, Oleanvine Maynard, were arrested on drug trafficking and money laundering charges Thursday after they went to a Miami airport to check on a h...
New word: Ruscism. Define it however you like.
The War in Ukraine has unleashed a new word: Ruscism. A portmanteau of "Russia" and "Fascism" An affliction impacting 44 million innocent Ukrainian people for sure; but it could also be anti-Russian racism against 144 million innocent Ru...
How London became the dirty money capital of the world
Russian oligarchs and companies have been investing in London for two decades, encouraged by British politicians of all stripes, but critics say the 'London laundromat' cleans dirty money from Russia and across the globe.
It is scary that in today's Germany the tone is still exactly the same as under the old, racist mindset
Listen to this video in the context of history: You can remove from power those who believe they have "superiority and exclusivity over the right and proper", but you cannot excise this wrong belief from the DNA of the racist (so-called)...
Patrick Lyoya: Family calls for officer involved in fatal shooting to be named
The video shows Patrick Lyoya was fatally shot by a police officer in Grand Rapids, Michigan this month. The policeman who murdered him got 3 month fully paid holiday…
The people once enslaved by George Mason are now being honored on the university's campus
The Enslaved People of George Mason Memorial recognizes that the school's founder enslaved more than 100 people.
Anti-corruption Guatemalan judge resigns and flees to the US
A Guatemalan judge considered key in fighting corruption announced her resignation on Monday and that she has decided to leave the Central American country.
Growing calls in Caribbean to cut ties to monarchy as royals fly out
William and Kate’s visit was seen as an attempt to persuade countries not to follow Barbados' move for freedom in ditching the monarchy. But what the corrupted UK’s COI is doing in the BVI is obviously pushing every commonwealth member o...
A Russian oligarch moved $1.3 billion worth of shares to BVI the day he was sanctioned, filings suggest
A company controlled by Russian steel tycoon Alexei Mordashov offloaded a 29.9% stake in TUI, the world's largest tour operator, on February 28.
Virgin Voyages launches new adults-only cruise ship
Richard Branson's cruise line hopes its second swanky adults-only vessel Valiant Lady will be part of a cruising boom as pandemic restrictions ease.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Zelensky) path, from comic, to symbol of courage
When Zelenskiy was elected in April 2019, at the age of 41, the Russian commentator Sergey Parkhomenko said: “He is weak, he does not have a religion, he does not have a nationality.” It was meant as a criticism, even though all these re...
Column: Are electromagnetic weapons involved? Taking victims of 'Havana syndrome' seriously
The U.S. investigation into mysterious symptoms known as the “Havana syndrome” could provide Americans with long-overdue insights into the emerging threats of directed-energy devices.
Why the Ukraine War is Important
Putin's threat: Is Russia ready to use the nuclear option?
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday ordered that the country's nuclear deterrence forces be put on alert, ratcheting up tensions over the invasion of Ukraine. The decision came after Western leaders agreed to a fresh wave of sanct...
Biden Announces Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To Supreme Court
President Joe Biden will nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to succeed Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court.
Ukraine crisis: 'We are in control of Kyiv' - Volodymyr Zelenskyy
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has insisted that domestic forces are in control of Kyiv, despite reports of fighting overnight.
Ukraine-Russia-USA-UK: The good reason and the real reason
A person has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason. Attacking Russia on the occupation of Ukraine is probably a baseless reason but certainly a good one. The real reasons are more likely Biden's and Johnson's...
Modeling Agent accused of Ttafficking girls to Epstein ‘Found Dead’ in prison; Cell Cameras Not Working, as usual in such cases
French modelling agent Jean-Luc Brunel, who allegedly procured under-aged girls to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was reportedly also found dead in his jail cell after “committing suicide”. Ghislaine Maxwell has not “committed s...
‘Swissleaks’ investigation targets Credit Suisse bank
A leak of data from Credit Suisse, Switzerland’s second-biggest bank, reveals details of the accounts of more than 30,000 clients – some of them unsavory. Credit Suisse said it strongly rejects the ‘allegations and insinuations about the...
Queen Elizabeth tests positive for COVID-19
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for COVID-19. She's received three doses of a vaccine against the disease.
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