Daily Archives: 11/20/2019

U.S: Trump’s  immigration czar unmasked as white nationalist – By Mohamed Hamaludin


Press reports have indicated that the U.S. Supreme Court is almost certain to rule that President Donald Trump can end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  program which his predecessor put in place to shield some 600,000 to 800,000 undocumented immigrants whom their parents brought to the country while they were children.

The ruling, expected in June, should not be a surprise, not just because of the court’s 5-4 conservative majority but also because, in the absence of a Congressional mandate, the President has wide latitude over immigration under the Constitution.                Continue reading

China versus USA and the Geopolitics of Lithium -e.g. Bolivian coup

By F. William Engdahl – Global Research, November 18, 2019

Electric Vehicles

For several years since the global push to develop mass-scale Electric Vehicles, the element Lithium has come into focus as a strategic metal. Demand is enormous in China, in the EU and in the USA at present, and securing control over lithium supplies is already developing its own geopolitics not unlike that for the control of oil. 

China Moves to Secure Sources             

For China, which has set major targets to become the world’s largest  producer of EVs, developing lithium battery materials is a priority for the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) period. Though China has its own lithium reserves, recovery is limited, and China has gone to secure lithium mining rights abroad.    Continue reading

UK Election debate: Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit – BBC News

Photo: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn locked horns over the NHS, Brexit and the Royal Family
  • Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over Brexit in the first TV election debate of the campaign.
  • Mr Johnson promised to “end this national misery” and said Labour offered “only division and deadlock”.
  • Mr Corbyn said Labour would “get Brexit sorted by giving you, the people, the final say”.
  • The two leaders also locked horns over the NHS, trust and leadership, the future of Scotland – and the Royal Family.


Gold Mining: Troy Resources Guyana terminates over 300 employees

… union mulls court action

Troy Resources Guyana’s CEO, Ken Nilsson

The move however, is being seen as a flagrant breach of Guyana’s Termination of Employment and Severance Pay Act, which speaks to payment of employees in lieu of notice and in dealings with unionized workers.

An internal memo was circulated yesterday by the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ken Nilsson, in which it was stated Troy Resources was unable to secure financial support for its venture, and as such, the company would require more time for completion.        Continue reading

UN: Plan Launched to Support Millions of Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants

CARACAS, Venezuela, Tuesday November 19, 2019 – A US$1.35 billion appeal has been launched to meet the increasing humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean and to support the communities hosting them.

The ongoing political and economic crisis in the South American country has forced more than 4.6 million citizens to flee, nearly 80 per cent of whom are sheltering in the region.

If current trends continue, numbers could reach 6.5 million by next year, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which launched the plan.          Continue reading

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