Caracas has been forced to come up with some creative ways to come up with funds amid crushing US sanctions targeting its energy sector, exports, and even the import of basic necessities like medical supplies. The crisis has been compounded by the freezing and seizure of tens of billions of dollars in Venezuelan assets held abroad.
McAfee and his associate were charged with commodities and securities fraud conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, touting fraud conspiracy, and money laundering conspiracy.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has sealed off the first of the two cracks, which caused an air leak in the Russian Zvezda module with a patch, Energia corporation, a subsidiary of the Russian state space agency Roscosmos, said on Saturday.
President Joe Biden issued a flurry of immigration-related executive decisions immediately after stepping into office, halting construction of Trump’s border wall, proposing an alternative ‘smart’ wall, fortifying protections for certain categories of immigrants, and ending “harsh and extreme immigration enforcement.”
Buckingham Palace announced on Wednesday evening that an investigation would be launched into the “concerning” bullying claims levelled at Meghan Markle, dating to her time at Kensington Palace, further fuelling the royal rift ahead of the Duke And Duchess of Sussex’s “tell-all” interview with Oprah Winfrey, which will air on CBS.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 2.579 million; over 116 million cases of infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
The Republic of China was founded in Beijing - which was then known as Peking - in 1912. After the nationalist KMT lost the Chinese civil war to Mao’s communists in 1949 they retreated to the island of Formosa, now known as Taiwan.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left the UK among the worst-hit countries, with over four million cases overall and 124 thousand deaths, which put a considerable strain on the country’s National Health Service.