Recent events in Latin America entirely refute the claim in the Western media that the right wing was carrying all before it in the continent.
In a further escalation of the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, the Trump administration is preparing to announce 10% tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese exports to the US, including a variety of consumer goods. The full list of goods on which the tariffs will be imposed is likely to be released later this week or early next week.
So Trump met Kim and secured his place in the history books as the first sitting US president to meet a leader of the DPRK, but where this emerging ‘peace process’ will actually go is anyone’s guess!
An exhibition on the life and works of Karl Marx opened on 5 May 2018 at the National Museum of China to mark the bicentenary of his birth. It will run for three months.
In May reports in the British press indicated that the government is planning to increase its troop deployment in Afghanistan from 600 to over 1000. These reports suggested that Prime Minister May will make an announcement at the NATO summit in July.
*** Ireland repeals anti-abortion 8th amendment
*** North Korea talks back on… or perhaps not