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China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ is threat to US in Latin America – US commander

Beijing’s decision to extend its ambitious multitrillion-dollar trade initiative to Latin America creates “security vulnerabilities” for the United States, said the chief of the US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), Kurt Tidd. Read more Talking at a Senate Armed Services Committee meeting, he said China has already pledged $ 500 billion in trade funds with various Latin American countries and $ 250 ...

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US dangling ‘bogus’ threat of Moscow meddling on Latin America – Snr Russian diplomat

As elections near in some Latin American nations, Washington has been busy preaching its mantra about Moscow’s alleged attempts to meddle in others’ internal affairs, says a Russian Foreign Ministry department chief. The US is trying to spread its staunch belief about Russia’s intervention in the 2016 presidential vote to sway the election in favor of Donald Trump, warning its ...

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‘US disregarded Latin America, so it looked to China for partners’

Washington’s policy of complete disregard for the Latin American culture, values and its people pushed the region to seek partners elsewhere, including China, lawyer and political activist Christian Mancera has told RT. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Latin America to be wary of Chinese attempts to invest heavily in their countries and make their economy dependent on Beijing. ...

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Maduro urges Latin American states to join oil & gold-backed cryptocurrency project

Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro has invited members of the regional ALBA-TCP bloc to join him in launching a new cryptocurrency. Named petro, the cryptocurrency will be backed by the country’s oil, gas, gold and diamond riches. “I have a proposal for the economic teams of the ALBA: to assume jointly the creation of an oil-backed petro cryptocurrency, which will be ...

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Schmidt: Can't build around Latin players due to language barrier

It’s been more than 30 years since former Dodgers GM Al Campanis said black players “may not have some of the necessities” required to be MLB managers or executives. “Why are black people not good swimmers?” he asked Ted Koppel on “Nightline” in 1987. “Because they don’t have the buoyancy.” Now one of the greatest players in the history of ...

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Latin Kings member given 49 years for killing transgender teen

A Mississippi Latin Kings member has been sentenced to 49 years in prison for the death of his transgender girlfriend after a friend found out her gender identity. Joshua Vallum was previously pleaded guilty to the death of 17-year-old Mercedes Williamson in 2015, when he was soliciting sex from her before shocking her with a stun gun, stabbing her and ...

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