Thursday, July 27, 2017

Venezuela is an economic and humanitarian calamity. This should alarm the rest of the world

U.S. orders family members of Caracas embassy staff to leave Venezuela

Twitter reported a net loss of $116 million in the second quarter

State Department also authorizes voluntary departure of U.S. government employees at embassy in Caracas

Most 'miserable' countries, 2015

Russian President Putin says that Moscow will ultimately have to respond to sanctions imposed by the US

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

CIA Chief Warns China Is the Biggest Long-Term Threat to America

CIA Director Mike Pompeo sees China rather than Russia or Iran as the biggest threat to America’s dominant position in the world. Beijing merited its position on the US spymaster’s threat list due to its stronger economy and population, he said.

Speaking to the Washington Free Beacon, Pompeo marked terrorism and North Korea as the biggest short-term threats to US security interests, but selected China, Russia and Iran as mid-to-long-term concerns .... https://www.rt.com

U.S. sanctions 13 more Venezuelans ahead of showdown vote

The Trump administration sanctioned 13 Venezuelans tied to President Nicol├ís Maduro's government Wednesday, four days before the South American nation plans to hold a vote that the U.S. says will turn Maduro’s rule into a dictatorship.

The U.S. froze assets and banned travel visas for the 13 individuals, who are high-ranking current or former leaders of the government, the military, the country’s state oil producer and the agency that controls its currency-exchange rate, in an attempt to continue punishing Maduro loyalists for undemocratic, violent and corrupt actions.

Venezuela should expect further sanctions if it moves forward with Sunday’s vote to create a national constituent assembly, the White House said Wednesday afternoon, confirming the list of names first reported by the Miami Herald .... http://www.miamiherald.com

Kremlin warns fresh US sanctions will wreck chances of "normalising relations" with Russia

EU warns Poland it will use the "nuclear option" and freeze its voting rights in row over judicial reforms

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Wisconsin company announces it will be installing MICROCHIPS in their employees - but insists there's no GPS tracking

A Wisconsin company announced this week that it plans to install microchips in employees, but they are insisting there will be 'no GPS tracking'.

Three Square Market, a company that designs software for break room markets, is about to become the first in the US to offer microchip implants to its employees.

According to their press release, the program will be optional for employees and the company will begin implementation on August 1 .... http://www.dailymail.co.uk

A Mystery Investor Just Made A $262 Million Bet That The Stock Market Will Crash By October

One mystery trader has made an extremely large bet that the stock market is going to crash by October, and if he is right he could potentially make up to 262 million dollars on the deal. Fortunes were made and lost during the great financial crisis of 2008, and the same thing will happen again the next time we see a major stock market crash .... http://www.zerohedge.com