HONDURAS, JUNE 21, 2016- U.S.-trained Honduran forces had the murdered Indigenous activist Berta Caceres on a hit list, and many who resisted orders to kill have now disappeared, the Guardian reported on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, United States, Wednesday June 15, 2016 – The United States House of Representatives has passed a piece of legislation aimed at increasing engagement with the governments of the Caribbean region, the Caribbean Diaspora in the US, and the private sector and civil society in the US and the Caribbean.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Just one per cent of the world's population can call themselves millionaires or richer. But together they hold almost half the world's wealth, and their share is growing, according to a new study released Tuesday.
HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday accused the United States of exerting "brutal pressure" on nations in the region to isolate his country, already battered by an economic crisis and domestic political upheaval.
The forces of economic degradation have been busy in the United States for several decades now. The US has been losing its industrial base since the 1960s. Manufacturers are moving their plants overseas in order to maximize their profits.
The end of February saw one of the first unofficial assessments of world trade in 2015 prepared by the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (The Hague). The appraisal is shocking: in 2015, international trade fell for the first time since 2009. And not by fractions of a percent, but by 13.8 percent (and this refers to values expressed in US dollars). It should be noted that according to IMF estimates, global GDP grew by 3.1 percent in the same year of 2015.