Immigration

Ousted Venezuelans from US protest on the border. DOWN TO MADURO!!!!!!!!!!

Hundreds of Venezuelans are demonstrating silently Thursday in camps on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border on the edge of the Rio Grande in the face of Washington’s new immigration restrictions. Migrants consulted by EFE in Ciudad Juárez, on the border with El Paso, Texas, said that this silent protest …

US News of note

Ahead or primaries US engage in a battle of BLUE/RED Immigrant wars,

The mayor of New York, Eric Adams, declared a state of emergency on Friday to respond to the arrival in recent months of thousands of immigrants and asylum seekers, many of them sent on buses by the authorities of the state of Texas. Adams explained that the city expects to …

Political FRAUD

Former TRUMP architect formally indicted on Money Laudering with Mexico.

https://elsiglo-com-pa.translate.goog/internacional/ultraderechista-bannon-acusado-lavado-dinero-caso-muro-mexico/24208984?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc&_x_tr_sch=http In February of last year, the New York Prosecutor’s Office began an investigation against the controversial former adviser for alleged fraud against donors for the border wall with Mexico. The far-right and former adviser to former United States President Donald Trump, Stephen Bannon , was charged this Thursday by the New York District …

Dow

Amid stock market plunge; high ranking Latino CFO of “Bed,Bath, and Beyond” jumps out of building.

http://elsiglo.com.pa/internacional/director-financiero-bath-beyond-suicida-nueva-york/24208686 Something out of a movie for certain. This reeks from all angles. I don’t think there is a person around that has not shopped at BBandB. Weird story.  Latino Gustavo Arnal committed suicide by jumping from the iconic skyscraper in the New York neighborhood of Tribeca, known as the …

Sport

Tennis greats and Sisters will re-unite for US Open serenade.

https://www-laestrella-com-pa.translate.goog/deportes/tenis/220827/serena-venus-williams-jugaran-dobles-juntas-primera Sisters Serena and Venus Williams received an invitation letter from the US Open on Saturday to participate in the doubles tournament together, marking their return to the courts as a team for the first time since 2018. It was the 2018 Roland Garros the last time Serena and Venus …

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Hoping all enjoyed an observant and happy MEMORIAL DAY.

As a veteran of war, I definitely observe MEMORIAL DAY in the US, and as such I did not post. I would like to believe the sacrifice made by both men and women over the years reflects more of what the US as a country “aspires to be”, as opposed …

Crime

Decision of USDOJ to come Friday for Martinelli brothers/ ODEBRECHT

https://www.telemetro.com/nacionales/fiscalia-nueva-york-sostiene-que-hermanos-martinelli-linares-no-cooperaron-de-buena-fe-la-investigacion-n5710358   The District Attorney for the Eastern District of New York responded to a letter dated May 13 sent by the lawyers of the brothers Luis Enrique and Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Linares , to federal judge Raymond J. Dearie, who is leading this process. IT MAY INTEREST YOU: New …

US News of note

US stocks taking a beating, TESLA plummets as Musk buys TWITTER

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/25/stock-market-futures-open-to-close-news.html   U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday continuing a vicious April sell-off after a one-day breather, as investors dumped shares on fears of an economic slowdown. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite dropped 2.9% and retreated more deeply into bear market territory, sitting now 22% off its high. The Dow Jones …

International Relations

US visit prompts opinion of investment to combat migration issues.

From La Estrella: A call for unity and regional cooperation to face the challenges of irregular migration echoes during the Ministerial Meeting on Migration, which takes place on the Isthmus (April 19 and 20) with the presence of the Secretaries of State and Security from the United States, Antony Blinken …

International Relations

US arrives for first talks on Migration issue.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/220419/secretario-eeuu-inicia-gira-panama The Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, travels to Panama City, Panama, on April 19 and 20 to co-lead a Ministerial Conference on Migration and Protection and meet with President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erika Mouynes, as well as other leaders from across the …

US News of note

Authorities CAPTURE lead SUSPECT in NYC SUBWAY SHOOTING. To be tried as TERRORIST

https://abcnews.go.com/US/live-updates/nyc-subway-shooting/?id=84075950 The New York City man accused of opening fire on a rush-hour subway train in Brooklyn is expected to make his initial court appearance Thursday. Frank Robert James, 62, was arrested in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, more than 24 hours into an intense manhunt that began after 10 people were …

International Relations

Biden to engage Russia’s biggest ally in speaking with China.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/internacional/mundo/220317/biden-hablara-viernes-xi-guerra-ucrania-casa-blanca US President Joe Biden will talk with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on Friday, mainly about the war in Ukraine, the White House reported Thursday. “The two leaders will discuss how to handle competition between our two countries as well as Russia’s war in Ukraine and other issues of …

Riots

Just as Corona fears ease, US lit afire amid Racial Police murder.

OP ED: “JB:- As we were anxiously looking towards to 22nd and the possibility of visiting family. I had to watch the streets of Miami filled with tear gas and armored riot patrols as the US is bracing with yet another high profile and videotaped murder of a Black male …

US News of note

Glimmer of hope in NY as cases are dropping. No easing of restrictions however.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-new-york/new-york-coronavirus-hospitalizations-keep-falling-shutdown-extended-idUSKBN21Y2NG (Reuters) – The number of people hospitalized for the novel coronavirus and related deaths in New York fell to their lowest levels in more than a week, adding to evidence that the hardest-hit state was controlling its spread, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday.FIEL PHOTO: New York City Fire …

US News of note

10 states in US that represent 38% of Economy plan for slow re-opening

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-states/ten-u-s-states-developing-reopening-plans-account-for-38-of-u-s-economy-idUSKCN21W1D6 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The ten U.S. states coordinating plans separately from the White House to reopen businesses shut by the coronavirus are responsible for an outsized proportion of the U.S. economy.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in …

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EX-PATS in the American Market. “Hold onto your socks!!!”

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson I think many people that are retired or approaching it, would gladly take a week in bed with the flu as opposed to seeing what is occurring every day in their 401K or personal brokerage accounts. Wall Street continues to take a brutal beating as …

Crime

First US “conviction” is handed down from massive “Panama Papers” scam.

https://www.prensa.com/economia/excliente-de-mossack-fonseca-se-declara-culpable-en-eu-se-expone-a-75-anos-de-prision/ Before a US federal court, Harald Joachim von der Goltz pleaded guilty this February 18 to having participated in conspiracies to evade taxes and launder money, in addition to not properly informing the US authorities of his finances and making false statements to the authorities Americans The secret of 50 million …

Sport
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UPDATE: Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant dies at 41.

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/28572984/helicopter-carrying-kobe-bryant-made-climbing-turn-rapid-dive NBA legend Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters were among nine people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, a source confirmed to ESPN. Bryant was 41. Bryant was on his way to a youth basketball game with his daughter Gianna Bryant, who was 13, when …

US News of note

Trump letter to House Dems protests impeachment in ‘strongest’ terms. US Ex-Pats take note

https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/17/politics/read-trump-impeachment-letter-to-house-democrats/index.html President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, excoriating the House Democrats’ pursuit of an impeachment inquiry just a day before the full House is set to vote.He wildly claimed that “(m)ore due process was afforded to those accused in the Salem Witch Trials.” And he …

Politics

Historic (albeit futile), House Judiciary Committee moves forward with impeachment.

https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/impeachment-inquiry-12-13-2019/index.html It was another big day in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump as the Judiciary Committee approved articles of impeachment. Here’s where things stand today: What happened: After a lengthy day of debating the two articles of impeachment against Trump, abuse of power and obstruction of congress,the House Judiciary Committee …

International Relations

US starts baby steps towards re-opening trade with China.

https://www.prensa.com/economia/china-anuncia-fase-uno-de-acuerdo-comercial-con-estados-unidos/ China announced on Friday the “phase one” of a trade agreement with the United States, which includes a “phased” reduction of punitive US tariffs against Chinese products, which weigh in the world economy. “The two countries agreed on the text on a phase one of an economic and trade …

Entertainment

Art Basel occupied our entire weekend in Miami.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson- if your an “arty” try to make this event next year. Once your past the traffic, it was a good time. https://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article47447980.html Art — and by association, big money — takes center stage in Miami-Dade this week with the start of Miami Art Week, and …

International Relations

Back here in US, DEMS still headstrong for impeachment.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/05/politics/trump-impeachment-message/index.html Washington (CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Democrats are injecting an urgent new argument into their already fast-moving impeachment drive: President Donald Trump poses such a flagrant threat to American governance and democracy that there is no time to waste.”If we allow a President to be above the law, we do so surely at …

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PNO says a “Thank You” to all US Veterans.

PanamaNowOnline is taking a small blog moment to send a sincere and heart felt “THANK YOU” to each and every Man and Woman that has in the past, is currently, or will be in the future, SERVE in duty of the United States of America. Any PNO.com visitor that feels …

US News of note

US Congress summons WH Cabinet Chief for Ukraine questioning.

https://www.prensa.com/mundo/Jefe-Donald-Trump-convocado-Congreso_0_5435456416.html Lawmakers in the United States investigating whether there are merits to prosecute President Donald Trump summoned the White House interim cabinet chief Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday, claiming he knows “firsthand” the Ukrainian case that originated the investigation. Mulvaney is the most recent close to Trump who is ordered to …

US News of note

US Ex-Pats: Back home in California, fires continue to wreak havoc.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/internacional/america/191028/declara-estatal-incendios-gobernador-california The governor of California, Gavin Newsom, declared a statewide emergency on Sunday due to fires that have spread rapidly as a result of high winds and forced massive evacuations. The Kincade fire in northern Sonoma county and wine has burned more than 12,000 hectares (30,000 acres) to date, led …

US News of note

Back in US, further testimony rocks White House.

OP ED: “JB”- While back home I always was a political hawk and paid attention to every last move within the administrations. While I have been over here since Obama, it is hard to miss when I return the environment of my home country. While still viewed as the pillar …

US News of note

“UkraineGate” continues back in States as cries for impeachment echo.

https://prospect.org/impeachment/real-lesson-of-ukraine-gate-trump/ Amid the impeachment furor, don’t lose sight of the renewed importance of protecting the integrity of the 2020 election. The difference between Richard Nixon’s abuse of power (trying to get dirt on political opponents to help with his 1972 reelection, and then covering it up) and Donald Trump’s abuse …

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Don’t think I just go after Varela. My dipshit Prez keeps pissing me off too.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-makes-changes-to-endangered-species-act-critics-say-changes-will-drive-more-creatures-to-extinction-2019-08-12 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some struggling plants …

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Why did sick, racist, scumbags choose to shoot at Wal-Marts?

by James “JB” Bryson OP ED: Last week in the US, more senseless violence with an undertone of racist sentiment showed it’s face with mass shootings. One took place at a Wal-Mart, while another was stopped before it could happen at a separate Wal-Mart location. I then saw this article …