Foreign Policy/Imperialism

The Shortwave Report 08/23/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190823.mp3        From RUSSIA- Afshin Rattansi interviewed legendary journalist John Pilger. They discuss the exclusion of Russia and China from the upcoming G7 meeting- one of the main topics will be protests in Hong Kong but nothing about the Yellow Vests in France which were met with even more police brutality.

The Shortwave Report 08/16/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190816.mp3        From GERMANY- Greta Thunberg is on her way to the UN Climate Summit in New York on a racing yacht powered by sails and solar energy. An analysis of increased climate awareness in Germany and measures being taken by the government.

Protest Against the US Embargo of Venezuela (video)

On August 10, 2019, protesters gathered in front of the White House to protest Trump's executive order declaring a total economic embargo of Venezuela.

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Mozambique Charges Former President's Son, Officials for Secret Debt Scandal

Washington DC - Mozambique charged the former president's son and 19 others on corruption, fraud and blackmail in relation to a $2 billion dollar loan scandal.“Some of the world's poorest people are the victims of the Mozambique debt scandal,” noted United Nations corruption and finance expert Eric LeCompte and Executive Director of the religious development group, Jubilee USA Network.

The Shortwave Report 08/09/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190809.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on a Spanish MEP who compared the racist immigration policies of the EU with that of the Donald Trump administration.

The Shortwave Report 08/02/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190802.mp3        From JAPAN- Tokyo Electric Power Company has finally decided to scrap all 10 nuclear reactors at Fukushima, 8 years after the devastating meltdown- it is expected to take 40 years to decommission them.

The Shortwave Report 07/26/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190726.mp3        From GERMANY- The day before he quit being the British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt called on European allies to create a naval force in the straits of Hormuz to protect oil tankers without the involvement of the US- Iran and British troops continue to hold each others oil t

Credit Suisse Banker Pleads Guilty in Mozambique Loan Scandal

Washington DC - On Friday, former Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse pled guilty in US Federal Court for accepting millions of dollars in a fraud scheme that led to a $2 billion Mozambique loan scandal and debt crisis in the East African country. Pearse and six others are accused of taking $200 million in the scheme.“Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in the world, is dealing with a financial crisis because of the greed of corrupt bankers," said United Nations corruption and finance expert Eric LeCompte and Executive Director of the religious development group Jubilee USA Network.

The Shortwave Report 07/12/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan,   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190712.mp3        From GERMANY- Students in Ankara Turkey trying to preserve a forest on campus clashed with police.

United Nations Calls for Mozambique Disaster Aid as Country Wrestles with Illegal Debt

Washington, DC - On Thursday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for more relief aid to be sent to disaster-recovering Mozambique. The country is reeling from two devastating cyclones and wrestling with debts that Mozambique's high court calls illegal. “The International community needs to deliver rebuilding aid to Mozambique," noted UN finance expert and head of the religious development group Jubilee USA, Eric LeCompte.

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