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This Is No ‘New Cold War’; It’s Far Worse Than That

NOVEMBER 5, 2016 - Here is the reason why we are currently even closer to a civilization-ending nuclear war than was the case during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: During the Cold War, the two sides agreed that any war between the capitalist side and the communist side would escalate to nuclear war between the US and the USSR and constitute Mutually Assured Destruction (M.A.D.).

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Guyana to sign FACTA Agreement with United States

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Aug 12, CMC – Guyana says it will sign an inter-government model A-1 FACTA agreement with the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that will allow for the provision of details on holders of US dollars’ accounts locally.

US appeals High Court ruling in favour of Warner

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jul 5, CMC – The United States government has filed an appeal against a High Court ruling that Washington be excluded from being part of the judicial review claim brought by former FIFA vice president Jack Warner  challenging his extradition to that country on fraud related charges.
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US lawmakers pass Bill to increase engagement with Caribbean

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.

1% of world's population holds almost half its wealth

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.

Don't yield to US pressure, Maduro tells C'bean leaders

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.
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