Blackout hell in Caracas: Rubio warns of ‘unprecedented catastrophe’

Blackout hell in Caracas: Rubio warns of ‘unprecedented catastrophe’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 11, 2019 As the blackout that has crippled the capital of socialist Venezuela dragged into its fifth day on March 11, at least 17 people were reported dead as a result of the power outage which has left Caracas without Internet, mobile phones, banks, credit-card machines, or air-conditioning. Pro-Maduro motorcycle gangs, […]

Senators want Huawei’s tech banned from U.S. energy grid

Senators want Huawei’s tech banned from U.S. energy grid

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2019 Sens. Marco Rubio and John Cornyn have written a letter calling on the Trump administration to ban the use of Chinese tech giant Huawei’s products in the U.S. energy infrastructure. Congress has already blocked the use of Huawei products in U.S. telecommunications equipment “due the company’s links to China’s […]

Syria pullout blowback: Netanyahu, Trump weigh in

Syria pullout blowback: Netanyahu, Trump weigh in

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 24, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump followed through on one of his campaign promises when he announced on Dec. 19 that American troops would withdraw from Syria. In short order Republican senators Lindsay Graham and Bob Corker called the decision a […]

NC State is most recent U.S. university to shutter China-funded ‘Confucius Institutes’

NC State is most recent U.S. university to shutter China-funded ‘Confucius Institutes’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 26, 2018 North Carolina State University announced that it will shut down its Chinese government-funded Confucius Institute by June of next year. There are more than 100 Confucius Institutes on U.S. college campuses. The institutes teach a Chinese Communist Party-approved version of Chinese culture and history which ignores concerns over human […]

Powerful new station in Mexico set to beam propaganda to Chinese Americans in California

Powerful new station in Mexico set to beam propaganda to Chinese Americans in California

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2018 The sale of a Mexican radio station, which broadcasts into the United States, to a Hong Kong firm with ties the Chinese military and intelligence has raised alarm bells in Washington, a report said. According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), XEWW AM 690, a 77,500-watt station capable of […]

‘A truly sad moment’: Trump cancels summit with N. Korea’s Kim

‘A truly sad moment’: Trump cancels summit with N. Korea’s Kim

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump on May 24, in a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, said he was canceling the summit between the two which had been scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. “Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, […]

Trump signs U.S.-Taiwan travel bill, in blow to increasingly bellicose China

Trump signs U.S.-Taiwan travel bill, in blow to increasingly bellicose China

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2018 President Donald Trump on March 16 signed legislation which calls for the U.S. government to support expanded official visits to and from Taiwan “at all levels.” China voiced its displeasure with Trump’s signing of the Taiwan Travel Act, saying that it “severely violates the one-China principle, the political foundation […]

VOA set to fire three employees for helping billionaire Chinese dissident expose CCP secrets

VOA set to fire three employees for helping billionaire Chinese dissident expose CCP secrets

by WorldTribune Staff, November 15, 2017 Three employees at Voice of America (VOA) said the government radio broadcaster is seeking their dismissals for insubordination following their interview with Chinese dissident Guo Wengui. The three workers, Sasha Gong, Fred Wang, and Robert Li, were notified in letters Nov. 3 that VOA planned to fire them allegedly […]

U.S. House votes to block sale of commercial aircraft to Iran

U.S. House votes to block sale of commercial aircraft to Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2017 The U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 13 voted to prevent sales of commercial aircraft to Iran. Rep. Peter Roskam, Illinois Republican, said the move was necessary due to Iran’s use of commercial airliners to transport weapons and troops to Syria. Iran has also used commercial flights to smuggle […]

Senators call on Tillerson to declare Iran non-compliant with nuke deal

Senators call on Tillerson to declare Iran non-compliant with nuke deal

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2017 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson must halt the Obama-era policy of “offering sheepish and faint-hearted certifications” of Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal it signed with world powers, four Republican senators said in a letter to Tillerson on July 11. Declaring Iran non-compliant with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]