Daily Archives: 03/14/2022

EUROPE: Russia and Ukraine give brightest assessment yet of progress in talks on war

Large letters spell out the word ‘Peace’ during a demonstration against Russia's invasion of the Ukraine on March 13, 2022 in Berlin — AFP Photo

Large letters spell ‘Peace’ in a demonstration against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on March 13, 2022 in Berlin — AFP Photo
Separately, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said Russia was showing signs of willingness to engage in substantive negotiations about ending a conflict in which thousands have died. More than 2.5 million people have fled.

Ukraine has said it is willing to negotiate, but not to surrender or accept any ultimatums.            Continue reading

VENEZUELA: OIL: USA and Venezuela and Russia – Ukraine war and its effects – Opinion

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By March 13, 2022 – EDITORIAL

Although the US imports relatively little Russian oil which it has now banned, like the rest of the West it is still affected by substantial increases in the price of petrol at the pump. As of last week the price of crude had reached $130 a barrel in the US, the highest it has been since 2008. In circumstances where midterm elections are due this year, the Biden administration now finds itself under considerable political pressure.          Continue reading

GUYANA Politics: Norton says PNCR’s 2020 election campaign was “worst”

— Norton says on a mission to repair PNCR;

PNCR Leader Aubrey Norton flanked by party Vice Chairman Vinceroy Jordan and Adviser Aubrey Heath-Retmyer

People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Leader, Aubrey Norton on Wednesday credited his now three-month long leadership with establishing party groups across Guyana and gearing up to put behind the 2020 general election campaign that he deemed the “poorest run” .

“I don’t want to get into the details of what the People’s National Congress Reform has become under the previous leadership. All I can say to you is that I hope to restore the party to the glorious days of Forbes Burnham,” in reference to the PNCR’s Founder Leader.    Continue reading

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