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Yovanovitch Demanded Firing of Top Ukrainian Prosecutor Amid Nation’s Presidential Election - U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch earlier this year urged the ouster of Ukraine’s top anti-corruption prosecutor amid a heated national election, raising concerns that the U.S. embassy was meddling in Ukraine’s internal affairs. In a speech on March 5, Yovanovitch called for the firing of Ukraine’s special anti-corruption prosecutor, Nazar Kholodnytsky. Yovanovitch issued the demand just six weeks prior to Ukraine’s presidential election. “To ensure the integrity of anti-corruption institutions, the special anti-corruption prosecutor must be replaced,” Yovanovitch said. In March 2018, Kholodnytsky was accused of coaching the subjects of criminal investigations. The accusations stemmed from tapes of conversations in Kholodnytsky’s office recorded using a bug planted by the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine. By July 2018, an inquiry into the tapes concluded Kholodnytsky deserved a reprimand but should keep his job. “Nobody who has been recorded coaching suspects on how to avoid corruption charges can be trusted to prosecute those very…
President Trump has send a clear message about Ex-FBI Agent Missing for 12 Years in Iran - “We believe that President Trump, with this new $25 million reward and a tweet yesterday, has sent a clear message that this is a top priority for the U.S. administration, and we’re so thankful to him,” said Sarah Moriarty, daughter of Ex-FBI Agent missing for 12 years in Iran. From TheEpochTimes.Com CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services The daughter of Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who vanished from an island in Iran in 2007, said that President Donald Trump is working to get her father out of the country. Trump and his national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, have been working hard to figure out Levinson’s condition, Sarah Moriarty said during an appearance on Fox’s “The Story” this week. “Robert O’Brien has been amazing for our family—the entire administration has been working very hard, very tirelessly to bring him home.” Moriarty said that the Iranian government’s recent mention of the “revolutionary…
Trump: New York AG ‘Deliberately Mischaracterizing’ $2 Million Settlement ‘For Political Purposes’ - President Donald Trump accused New York Attorney General Letitia James of “deliberately mischaracterizing” the details of a $2 million settlement reached on Thursday. By Zachary Stieber Follow Zachary on Twitter: @zackstieber From TheEpochTimes.Com CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services New York Judge Saliann Scarpulla ruled that Trump must pay $2 million as part of a settlement he, the Trump Foundation, and James’s office reached in a lawsuit alleging Trump misused his charitable foundation during the 2016 campaign. Scarpulla said Trump let his campaign hold a foundation fundraiser in January 2016 and used it “to further Mr. Trump’s political campaign.” The foundation received $2.8 million from the fundraiser and the money “did ultimately reach their intended destinations, i.e., charitable organizations supporting veterans,” Scarpulla ruled. Instead of the entire $2.8 million that James’s office pushed for, Scarpulla ordered Trump to pay $2 million. She also declined a statutory penalty of $5.2 million that James’s…
Little Michael Will Fail, Trump Responds to Potential Michael Bloomberg 2020 Run - President Donald Trump responded to reports that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering running for president. “I know Michael Bloomberg … He’s not going to do well,” Trump told reporters on Friday morning. “But I think he’s going to hurt [former Vice President Joe] Biden actually,” Trump, 73, said of the former mayor. From TheEpochTimes.Com CubanReporter.Net - EditorsLinCu Information Services “Little Michael will fail. He’ll spend a lot of money” in the election, but he will ultimately not win the presidency, Trump told reporters. “He’s got some personal problems,” the president also said, without elaborating. He also clarified a previous comment, saying he knows Bloomberg “fairly well” but not exceptionally well. “There’s nobody I’d rather run against than little Michael,” he said of Bloomberg, a fellow multi-billionaire from New York who owns Bloomberg LP. Trump has slighted Bloomberg with “Little Michael” before. Trump, who is 6’3, stands…
Trump Will Beat Whoever Wins Democratic Presidential Nomination, Press Secretary Says - President Donald Trump will win the 2020 election, no matter who the Democratic nominee is, his press secretary said after former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s team said he was filing as a candidate in Alabama. By Zachary Stieber From TheEpochTimes.Com Follow Zachary on Twitter: @zackstieber CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services “I haven’t spoken to the president yet. Hold onto your sodas America, that’s all I can say about that. I can’t really talk about elections too much, obviously, because of the Hatch Act, but at the White House we’re not worried about anybody who’s going to run against this president,” Stephanie Grisham, the White House director of communications, said during a Friday appearance on Fox Business. “He’s got results, he’s got great jobs, great markets, so we’re not concerned about anybody. Whoever the ultimate candidate will be will lose,” she added. Asked if Trump needs to change his…
YouTubers KSI and Paul trade barbs ahead of rematch - YouTube celebrities Olajide ‘KSI’ Olatunji and Logan Paul both predicted victory in their bout in Los Angeles this weekend as they appeared at a news conference on Thursday that ended with the fighters shoving each other. By Rory Carroll (Editing by Ken Ferris) From: One America News Network - November 8, 2019 CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The online personalities, who boast 20 million YouTube subscribers each, fought to a draw at Manchester Arena in August 2018 before setting up a rematch that is expected to sell out the 21,000-seat Staples Center. Neither man has much boxing experience but due to their enormous popularity the California State Athletic Commission sanctioned the fight, which promoters hope will introduce the sport to a new demographic. Boxing purists have said the fight is an over-hyped farce. Saturday’s undercard features leading professional boxers including Billy Joe Saunders and Devin Haney.…
Megyn Kelly Interviews Woman Accused of Leaking Video Showing ABC Killed Bombshell Epstein Story - Former NBC and Fox News host Megyn Kelly interviewed the woman who was accused of leaking video showing a top ABC anchor talking about how the network killed a story with a Jeffrey Epstein accuser despite having solid evidence backing the piece. From: TheEpochTimes.Com Follow Zachary on Twitter: @zackstieber CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services Kelly posted a picture of her with the woman, who is partially shielded from the camera, on Twitter early Friday. “Just wrapped interview that’s airing on my YouTube channel and on IGTV,” Kelly told her followers, which number over one million. The promotion came just after Kelly said she’d just joined Instagram for the first time and urged people to follow her there. “I’m here on my set, where we just shot a really interesting interview,” Kelly said in a video on Instagram. “The employee who sort of marked that clip in the system and then…
Kmart, Sears to Close One-Third of Stores, 96 Locations - The company that owns Kmart and Sears—retail juggernauts of yesteryear—will now close 96 locations across the United States, representing about one-third of its stores, it was reported. From The Epoch Times CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services Transformco, which brought the retailers out of bankruptcy earlier this year, will close down 51 Sears stores and 45 Kmart locations, Sears confirmed to the Chicago Tribune and USA Today on Thursday. Over the past month or so, there have been reports saying that more than 100 Sears and Kmart locations would close. The latest round of closures will leave the firm with 182 Sears and Kmarts. Over the past 15 years, Kmart and Sears closed 3,500 stores and cut about 250,000 jobs. On Thursday, Transformco also said it has $250 million in new financing as it grapples with how to run its remaining stores. Their previous parent firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protecting in October of last…
Global Travel Revolution, John Kemp - Travel and tourism is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries, and the number of leisure travelers globally is set to increase enormously in the next few decades as more families reach middle-class status for the first time. By John Kemp - Editing by Susan Fenton - October 31, 2019 (John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.) From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services LONDON (Reuters) – Travel to learn more about the world and experience new places appears to be a basic human instinct; all modern societies show increasing demand for travel, much of it for leisure, as incomes rise and transportation improves. Leisure travel is set to make one of the largest contributions to rising energy consumption and carbon emissions through 2050, with much of the increase concentrated in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. International…
The Washington Nationals win World Series - The Washington Nationals stunned the Houston Astros 6-2 in a winner-take-all Game Seven on Wednesday to secure their maiden Major League Baseball World Series title. Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; Editing by Peter Rutherford - October 31, 2019 From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services (Reuters) – The Astros got a dominant outing from starting pitcher Zack Greinke and took a 2-0 lead into the seventh inning but that was where the visiting Nationals finally struck back, grabbing a lead they would not relinquish. When the final out was recorded, Nationals players streamed onto the field from the dugout and bullpen, tossing their gloves into the air with arms raised in celebration while the orange-clad crowd inside Houston’s Minute Maid Park watched in silence. For the Nationals, who began playing in the U.S. capital in 2005 when the Montreal Expos moved there and changed their name,…
Pfizer raises 2019 forecast as sales of cancer drug, heart medicine surge - Pfizer Inc <PFE.N> reported a higher-than-expected third-quarter profit on Tuesday on increased sales of cancer drug Ibrance and a strong launch of new heart medicine Vyndaqel, prompting the largest U.S. drugmaker to lift its earnings forecast for the year. By Tamara Mathias and Aakash B - October 29, 2019 From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services (Reuters) – Pfizer raised its 2019 adjusted earnings forecast to $2.94 to $3.00 per share from its prior estimate of $2.76 to $2.86, and its shares rose 3.6%. Analysts on average were expecting $2.82, according to Refinitiv IBES. Pfizer Chief Executive Albert Bourla, on a conference call, also raised the 2019 revenue growth forecast for the company’s Upjohn unit in China to “mid-to-high single digits” from an earlier view of low-to-mid single digits, even as it prepares to spin off that business. The New York-based drugmaker announced in July it would…
U.S. company works to boost Ugandan farmers’ yields - An American business, Agilis Partners, is helping Ugandan farmers increase their yields. The company is Uganda’s largest grain and oilseed producer and one of its top wholesalers of agricultural commodities. From ShareAmerica CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services Agilis Partners is the small-to-medium-size-enterprise winner of the U.S. Secretary of State’s 2019 Award for Corporate Excellence in Sustainable Operations. (Pepsico India is the multinational winner in that category.) ACE, now in its 20th year, recognizes U.S. companies that uphold high standards in the communities where they do business and demonstrate that sustainability can drive prosperity. “Agilis is committed to leveraging our unique business model, fueled by private capital, to transform rural communities and catalyze a more food-secure Africa. We are humbled and honored to have the U.S. government recognize our efforts,” said Benjamin Prinz, co-founder of Agilis. Agilis supplies crops grown by Ugandan farmers to manufacturers that serve more than 500,000 East…
Club, national teams a balancing act for America’s World Cup heroes - From training to competition, media events and exhibition matches, balancing a spot on a championship-caliber club soccer team and on the most highly decorated women's national squad in World Cup history can be downright exhausting. From: One America News Network By Amy Tennery - Editing by Lincoln Feast - October 27, 2019 CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services CARY, North Carolina (Reuters) – Prior to the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) championship, World Cup veterans on the North Carolina Courage and Chicago Red Stars said double duty with the U.S. women's national soccer team is a double-edged sword. “Working two jobs, in a sense, is tiring, it’s hard. But I think you have to just put in the extra effort,” said Crystal Dunn, a top player on her championship-defending Courage as well as the national team. Dunn said she hopes the NWSL schedule adapts to avoid “disruptive” years punctuated by World…
United States Restricts Scheduled Air Service to Cuban Airports - The U.S. Department of Transportation suspended until further notice scheduled air service between the United States and Cuban international airports other than Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport CubanReporter.Net - Editors LinCu Information Services Department of State - Office of the Spokesperson Media Note - October 25, 2019 At the request of the Secretary of State, the U.S. Department of Transportation suspended until further notice scheduled air service between the United States and Cuban international airports other than Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport to prevent the Cuban regime from profiting from U.S. air travel. U.S. air carriers will have 45 days to discontinue all scheduled air service between the United States and all airports in Cuba, except for Jose Marti International Airport. In line with the President’s foreign policy toward Cuba, this action prevents revenue from reaching the Cuban regime that has been used to finance its ongoing repression of the…
Bolivians bang on pots and pans in protest at Morales re-election - Bolivians banged on pots and pans from windows and rooftops in the capital La Paz on Friday, protesting a controversial election count handing President Evo Morales a fourth consecutive term that would extend his rule to nearly two decades. By Vivian Sequera and Daniel Ramos - October 26, 2019 From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services LA PAZ (Reuters) – Morales, 59, who swept to power in 2006 as the country’s first indigenous leader, hailed the official result of Sunday’s vote as another historic triumph for his leftist movement and accused the opposition, without evidence, of trying to stage a coup d’etat with foreign backing. Morales faced a fifth day of street protests in La Paz and other cities that began after an official quick count of votes was suddenly suspended on Sunday when it revealed Morales heading to a riskier run-off election against rival Carlos Mesa.…
Toyota’s not alone in the slow lane to self-driving cars - When Toyota Motor Corp launches its all-battery Lexus next year, the luxury model will be able to drive autonomously on highways, a big step for the Japanese automaker, which has so far trailed rivals in bringing self-driving cars to market. By Norihiko Shirouzu and Naomi Tajitsu - October 25, 2019 From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services TOKYO (Reuters) – Announced at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, the new Lexus shows how Toyota is putting its research on self-driving technology to work in cars that have limited automation. That strategy comes as more automakers – and even governments – are taking a longer view toward artificial intelligence (AI) and self-driving cars, paring back development targets after fatal accidents in Tesla Inc cars have shown the complexity of the technology. Right now, component manufacturers and venture companies working on the technology “are revising their timeline for AI…
Brother of Honduran President found guilty in USA - Honduran politician Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations of corruption against his brother, the Central American nation's president. By Brendan Pierson - October 19, 2019 From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net Editors - LinCu Information Services NEW YORK (Reuters) – The verdict against Hernandez, 41, on all counts was handed up by a jury in federal court in Manhattan. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 17 and faces up to life in prison. “They reached a verdict that was inconsistent with the truth,” one of Hernandez’s lawyers, Omar Malone, told journalists outside the courthouse. “We plan to appeal on behalf of Mr. Hernandez.” Members of Hernandez’s family who attended the trial were swarmed by protesters as they left the courthouse. Some protesters chanted “Fuera JOH,” meaning “Out with JOH,” referring to Honduran…
NASA Women Astronauts make History - The world’s first female spacewalking team made History high above Earth. This is the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate. Their job was to fix a broken part of the Station’s solar power network. By Linda Epstein - Oct 18, 2019 From ShareAmerica CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services NASA Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir exit the International Space Station on October 18, 2019. (© NASA/AP Images) IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The political opinions that are expressed in the re-published articles from other information media are not necessarily shared by the editors of ReporteroCubano.Net. | Visit the source for more information
Hunter Biden in Ukrainian energy company Burisma - During his time on the board of one of Ukraine’s largest natural gas companies, Hunter Biden, the son of former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden, was regarded as a helpful non-executive director with a powerful name, according to people familiar with Biden’s role at the company. By Polina Ivanova, Maria Tsvetkova, Ilya Zhegulev and Luke Baker - October 18, 2019 From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services KIEV (Reuters) – Biden’s role at Burisma Holdings Ltd has come under intense scrutiny following unsupported accusations by U.S. President Donald Trump that Joe Biden improperly tried to help his son’s business interests in Ukraine. Interviews with more than a dozen people, including executives and former prosecutors in Ukraine, paint a picture of a director who provided advice on legal issues, corporate finance and strategy during a five-year term on the board, which ended in April of this year. Biden never…
Making cyberspace safer - With nearly 4 billion people around the world online, the internet is central to everything from social interactions to business to critical infrastructure, such as power plants. And it all has to be protected. That’s why the United States is leading a global effort to counter bad actors in cyberspace. CubanReporter.Net - EditorsFrom ShareAmericaLinCu Information Services Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan hosts the meeting on cybersecurity held during the U.N. General Assembly on September 28, 2018. (State Dept.) “America created the internet and shared it with the world,” President Trump writes in the National Cyber Strategy, released in September 2018. “Now, we must make sure to secure and preserve cyberspace for future generations.” “Our goal is to deter malicious activity in cyberspace,” U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said at a session on cybersecurity at the United Nations in 2018. But it is a balancing act; the goal…
Thousands protest across Lebanon over dire economy - The demonstrations have been fueled by stagnant economic conditions exacerbated by a financial crisis in one of the world’s most heavily indebted states. The government is trying to find ways to bring down its gaping budget deficit. CubanReporter.Net - EditorsFrom: One America News NetworkLinCu Information Services Protesters blocked roads across Lebanon with burning tyres, broadcasts showed, the second time in less than a month Lebanon has seen demonstrations expressing anger at the political elite. Earlier, the Cabinet had unveiled a new revenue raising measure, agreeing a charge of 20 cents per day for calls via voice over internet protocol (VoIP), used by applications including Facebook-owned <FB.O> WhatsApp, Facebook calls and FaceTime, Information Minister Jamal al-Jarrah said. He also said ministers would discuss a proposal to raise value-added tax by 2 percentage points in 2021 and a further 2 percentage points in 2022, until it reaches 15%. But as protests spread…
NASA reveals next generation of spacesuits - To prepare for Mars, NASA travels to Iceland | ShareAmerica NASA is gearing up for the next steps of space exploration. First order of business: new suits for future lunar missions and spacewalks. CubanReporter.Net - EditorsFrom ShareAmericaLinCu Information Services On October 15, NASA revealed the latest Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU) suits as a part of its goal to send astronauts to the moon within the next decade. The suits are designed with greater flexibility around the waist and joints, which allows for increased mobility across the surface of the moon. Designed to fit both men and women, the xEMU can withstand temperature fluctuations between minus 150 degrees Celsius and 120 degrees Celsius. That’s one small step toward a future of galactic expeditions. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The political opinions that are expressed in the re-published articles from other information media are not necessarily shared by the editors of ReporteroCubano.Net. | Visit…
Hong Kong legislature suspended amid chaos over protests - Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong heckled the city’s embattled leader and called for her to step down on Thursday during a legislative session that was repeatedly suspended as several politicians were manhandled out of the chamber. By Sarah Wu and Jessie Pang - October 17, 2019 HONG KONG (Reuters) – It was the second day of chaos in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council as leader Carrie Lam tried to answer questions about her annual policy address, which she was forced to deliver by video link on Wednesday after similar disruption in the assembly. The turmoil in the legislature underscores the deepening political rift in the city, with no end in sight to the often violent anti-government protests that began in opposition to an extradition bill but have evolved into a broad pro-democracy movement. In the latest street violence, masked assailants wielding knives and hammers attacked the leader of one the biggest…
Nationalists look set for second term as Poles vote - Turnout was high in Poland’s parliamentary election on Sunday, as voters decided whether to award a second term to the nationalists amid growing unease within the European Union about their commitment to democratic standards. By Alicja Ptak and Anna Pruchnicka - October 13, 2019 From: One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services WARSAW, Poland (Reuters) – The Law and Justice party (PiS) is expected to win more votes than it did in 2015 and may get enough parliamentary seats to continue to govern alone – but the shift in the political climate that it has presided over in the past four years has divided the country. “There is a great polarization of attitudes now,” said Krzysztof Michalec, 56, a former opposition activist during communism as he went to vote in Warsaw. “Now when I talk with my mother I practice the art of avoidance, I don’t get into…
Ecuador’s capital is rocked by clashes - The streets of downtown Quito resembled a war zone. Plumes of tear gas clouded streets littered with bricks and small fires, as groups of people huddled behind walls and makeshift barricades for protection. By Alberto Fajardo and Alexandra Valencia - October 12, 2019 CubanReporter.Net - EditorsFrom: One America News NetworkLinCu Information Services QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador’s capital was rocked early on Saturday in a tenth day of unrest over President Lenin Moreno’s austerity plan, with local markets shuttered and police firing tear gas at protesters gathered at the country’s parliamentary building. Human rights groups and protesters have denounced the police crackdown as heavy handed and urged authorities to issue restraint. The police said on Twitter on Saturday that the protests were not peaceful. A protester threw a Molotov cocktail at anti-riot police on Saturday, according to a Reuters witness. The clashes erupted before the scheduled start of the latest protest…
American economy under Trump Illustration base by Linas Garsys President Trump: I just made a deal with China - The deal I just made with China is, by far, the greatest and biggest deal ever made for our Great Patriot Farmers in the history of our Country. By Donald J. Trump | @realDonaldTrumpEdition, Illustration and Title: CubanReporter.Net - EditorsLinCu Information Services The deal I just made with China is, by far, the greatest and biggest deal ever made for our Great Patriot Farmers in the history of our Country, (the United States of America). In fact, there is a question as to whether or not this much product can be produced? Our farmers will figure it out. Thank you China! Other aspects of the deal are also great - technology, financial services, 16-20 Billion in Boeing Planes etc., but WOW, the Farmers really hit pay dirt! @ChuckGrassley @joniernst @debfisher @BenSasse Thank you to all Republicans in Congress for your invaluable help!
Catalan separatist leaders to get up to 15 years in jail - Spain Supreme Court plans to convict and sentence Catalan separatist leaders to a maximum of 15 years in prison over a 2017 bid for independence, a judicial source said on Saturday. CubanReporter.Net - Editors From: One America News Network - October 12, 2019 LinCu Information Services MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s The most prominent of the 12 Catalan leaders on trial would be found guilty of charges of sedition and misuse of public funds but none would be convicted and sentenced for the more severe charge of rebellion, the source told Reuters. The decision was taken unanimously by the seven members of the top court, the source added. The verdict is expected to be signed by the judges and made public next week, most likely on Monday, the source said. The trial’s top judge, Manuel Marchena, declined to comment on the media leaks. However, he added that “everything is open (because)…
Iranian oil tanker attacked in the Red Sea Iranian media reported - An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday described as a “cowardly attack” an incident that Iranian media have called the apparent targeting by missiles of an Iranian-owned oil tanker, and said Iran would respond after the facts had been studied. Reporting by Dubai newsroom and Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Mark Heinrich and Frances Kerry One America News Network - October 12, 2019 CubanReporter.Net - LinCu Information Services DUBAI (Reuters) – The tanker Sabiti was hit in Red Sea waters off Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian media have reported, an incident that could stoke friction in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil installations since May. “Iran is avoiding haste, carefully examining what has happened and probing facts,” government spokesman Ali Rabei was quoted as saying by the official news agency IRNA. Separately, a senior security official said video evidence had provided leads about the incident, adding that the…
McKennie scores record hat-trick as U.S. hammer Cuba 7-0 - Editing by Paul Tait - One America News Network CubanReporter.Net - Editors - LinCu Information Services (Reuters) – Striker Weston McKennie scored the quickest hat-trick in U.S. soccer history on Friday as the home side hammered Cuba 7-0 in a Nations League match in Washington DC. The Schalke 04 forward got his first goal after just 30 seconds, scored a second four minutes later and then competed his hat-trick with 13 minutes gone. The United States were 6-0 up at half time, with Jordan Morris equaling a national record of three assists. Morris and Joshua Sargent also scored and Dario Ramos also put one into the net. Both McKennie and Morris were replaced at the interval but captain Christian Pulisic grabbed a seventh from the penalty spot after 62 minutes. () IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The political opinions that are expressed in the re-published articles from other information media are not necessarily…
As Iranians suffer, the regime funds terror - Iran’s regime continues funding terrorist activities abroad, even as Iranians struggle to buy bread, yogurt and other necessities back home. CubanReporter.Net - EditorsFrom ShareAmericaLinCu Information Services The Iranian government spent $6.4 billion last year on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps–Quds Forces (IRGC-QF), a U.S.-designated terrorist organization that supports Hezbollah, Hamas and other foreign terror groups, and plots attacks in Europe. (D. Thompson/State Dept.)Iran’s economy shrank nearly 5% between March 2018 and March 2019, while inflation jumped from 23% to 35% in the same period, making it harder for ordinary Iranians to make ends meet. The cost of vegetables, for example, shot up 155% in April, compared to the previous year, and meat prices went up 117%, according to published reports. Yet Iran hasn’t stopped exporting terror. “This regime, unlike most regimes in the world, uses oil revenue to support terrorism and to fund terrorist organizations and to fund its missile program,” U.S.…