Tag: government

Mozambique: Apiba Calls On Government to Ease Restrictive Measures

May 10, 2021
Maputo — The Mozambican Association of Small Importers of Alcoholic Drinks (APIBA) has called on the government to extend the trading hours for the sale of alcoholic beverages, which under the current presidential decree can only be traded between 9.00 and 13.00 hours between Monday and Saturday, and not at all on Sundays. At a

Mozambique: Total Pulls Out Again and Puts Onus on Government

April 2, 2021
“The remobilization of the project that was envisaged at the beginning of the week is obviously now suspended,” Total said In a statement Saturday (27 Mar) “Total has decided to reduce to a strict minimum level the workforce on the Afungi site.” It said nothing about conditions for return, saying only “Total trusts the Government

Bernie Sanders Praises Biden For Making The Government Work For Middle Class Americans

March 17, 2021
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) praised Joe Biden on Tuesday for signing the historic American Rescue Plan into law last week and showing the country that the Democratic Party is the party of the middle class. During an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Sen. Sanders said if Democrats continue to embrace an agenda geared toward working

Mutual Care Modeled by Government Leaders

February 21, 2021
At a recent town hall in Wisconsin, President Joe Biden charted a sharp change in direction for America’s political culture, telling his audience, “For four years, all that’s been in the news is Trump. The next four years, I want to make sure all the news is the American people.” Put another way, for the

Namibia: Despite Petitions & Mounting Pressure, Government Proceeds With Sale of 3 Percent of Country’s Last Elephants

January 30, 2021
United Nations — Over 100,000 concerned petitioners have urged the Namibian government to scrap its plan to auction off 170 wild elephants — which include rare desert-adapted elephants — but the country’s Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said this week that today’s Jan. 29 sale will go on as planned. On the eve of

Anti-maskers give Nazi salute at CA local government meeting: report

November 20, 2020
A group of anti-mask zealots gave the Nazi salute and shouted “Sieg heil” at a local government meeting in California in a bizarre protest of coronavirus restrictions, a report said Friday. The group of about five people sat in chairs that had been blocked off for social distancing purposes and shouted the Nazi rhetoric before

Anti-government Florida man shot dead by fellow ‘sovereign citizen’

November 18, 2020
An anti-government ideologue in Florida who professed to be a “sovereign citizen” was allegedly gunned down by a woman on Monday who was also a member of the movement, a report said. The suspected shooter, 33-year-old Neely Petrie-Blanchard, allegedly shot Christopher Hallett in Ocala after she accused him of working with the government to deny

British government OKs plan to build traffic tunnel near Stonehenge

November 13, 2020
The British government on Thursday approved a controversial plan to build a traffic tunnel near the ancient Stonehenge monument, enraging critics who blasted the plan as “shameful.” The plan was OK’d by England’s Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps after proponents argued the proposed two-mile tunnel would reduce traffic on the A303 highway near the landmark, the

Trump and the corrupt lackeys in his government need to know they will be prosecuted

August 16, 2020
Trump has surrounded himself with self-interested sycophants and corrupt grifters who have wielded enormous power within our government structure. The entire tenure of Betsy DeVos, Andrew Wheeler, Ryan Zinke, and Wilbur Ross (to name just a few), whom Trump placed in charge of our federal agencies over the past four years, has been dedicated to

Trump Pressured The British Government To Drum Up Business For His Scotland Golf Resort

July 22, 2020
A stunning report published Tuesday by The New York Times revealed that Donald Trump used the power of the presidency to pressure a foreign government into ginning up business for his golf resort in Scotland. According to the report, “The American ambassador to Britain, Robert Wood Johnson IV, told multiple colleagues in February 2018 that