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China shut down the Ningbo-Zhoushan port after an employee was found infected with COVID-19.
COVID Disruptions: China’s Port Closure Triggers Fears of Further Delays in The Global Supply Chain
China has partially closed the Meishan terminal of Ningbo-Zhoushan port, the world’s third busiest port. The closure was triggered after a worker at the site contracted COVID-19. The Meishan terminal services shipments to Europe and...
Canandian, Robert Llyod Schellenberg Loses Appeal; Sentenced to Death in China For Drug Smuggling
Robert Llyod Schellenberg, a Canadian citizen who was convicted in 2018 of drug smuggling in China, has had his appeal denied by the Liaoning High People's Court resulting in his death sentence being upheld.  The...
People hold Cuban and U.S. national flags as they gather to show their support for Cubans demonstrating against the Communist Party of Cuba in front of Versailles restaurant in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami, Florida, on July 26, 2021. The CCP’s People’s Armed Police anti-dissent paramilitary force, which was deployed to help crush Hong Kong’s 2019 anti-communism protests, has been training the Cuban Black Berets special forces since at least 2008.
Chinese Paramilitary Unit That Helped Suppress Hong Kong Protesters Also Trained Cuba’s ‘Black Berets’
A Cuban military unit tasked with suppressing the July 11 anti-communism protests has been receiving training from the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) People’s Armed Police (PAP), a paramilitary unit deployed to quash the historic pro-democracy...
VP Harris Plans Southeast Asia Trip as Washington Renews Focus in the Region
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will shortly be visiting the Southeast nations of Vietnam and Singapore as Washington seeks to boost ties in the region. Her visit will follow Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s tour where...
Floods in China and the heatwave in North America might be linked to jet streams.
Are Jet Streams Behind North America’s Intense Heatwave and Floods in China and Germany?
In recent weeks, certain areas in North America, Europe, and China have been subjected to severe weather. The Western United States and Canada were hit by an intense heatwave that damaged roads and rail infrastructure,...
Washington has imposed sanctions on Cuba, which many are calling ineffective.
Biden Sanctions Cuban Regime, Communists Promoting Violence Against Protestors
On July 22, the Biden administration announced sanctions against Cuban Security Forces amidst Havana’s violent crackdown on people protesting against the six-decade-old communist government. The protests, which began on July 11, were triggered by shortages...
BLM blames the U.S. government for Cuban crisis while extending support to the communist regime.
Black Lives Matter Sides With Cuban Government on Protests, Blames US for Unrest
Black Lives Matter has attracted a new round of scrutiny following a recent statement in support of the Cuban regime even when the communist government is dealing with large-scale citizen protests. In the statement, posted...
People view the Manhattan skyline as it continues to sit under a haze on July 21, 2021 in New York City. According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, wildfire smoke from the west has arrived in the tri-state area creating decreased visibility and a yellowish haze in many areas.
Hundreds of Wildfires in US, Canada, and Siberia Burning Out of Control, Filling Skies With Smoke
As of July 22, hundreds of intense wildfires are burning in the United States, Canada, and Siberia with winds carrying the smoke from the fires thousands of miles and impacting the air quality of millions....
RN Tiffany Karschamroon draws a dose from a vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the newest vaccine approved by the U.S. FDA for emergency use, at an event put on by the Thornton Fire Department on March 6, 2021 in Thornton, Colorado.
Polls: Large Proportion of Americans Decline COVID-19 Vaccinations, Believe Biden Won Unfairly
The results of two new Monmouth University polls published in June revealed that a significant number of Americans view President Joe Biden’s win as the result of election fraud, and are opposed to being vaccinated...