US watches as China, Latin America deepen ties

8th April 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The US views Latin America and the Caribbean as its “back yard,” expressed in the Monroe Doctrine since 1823 and put into practice in countless military invasions, coups and, more recently, hybrid wars against peoples and governments not aligned with the US. It is now discussing how to respond to China’s increasing trade and investment in Latin America.

The terrible fate facing the Afghan people

21st February 2022 shoreditchadmin2 0

The United Nations says that about half the population of Afghanistan are “facing a record level of acute hunger.” UNICEF says, without urgent action, 1 million children could die from malnutrition.
The US won’t release $9.5 billion of Afghanistan’s funds it has frozen in its central bank.