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Lion One Metals Announces AGM Results

North Vancouver, British Columbia – (Newsfile Corp. – December 23, 2021) – Lion One Metals Limited (TSXV: LIO) (OTCQX: LOMLF) (ASX: LLO) (“Lion One” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of its Annual General Meeting (“AGM“), held on December 16, 2021. According to the report of the meeting scrutineers, 128 shareholders were […]

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Asian stock markets rise after Wall St rebound

BEIJING (AP) – Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after President Joe Biden reassured investors by calling for vaccinations and testing, but no travel restrictions in response to the omicron variant of the coronavirus. Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced while Shanghai was down less than 0.1%. Wall Street rose, breaking a […]

Economic justice

A look back at the Virtual Symposium on Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Economic Justice

The program started on October 28, 2021 with a virtual roundtable “The decolonization of development economics” which focused on the first contributions of economists from the countries of the South. You can watch the program here. This was followed by two days of virtual conferences in which economists and political scientists presented articles on race, […]

Economic integration

Gulf States must deepen their economic integration

Last week’s GCC summit in Riyadh forged the necessary consensus among the six member states to jointly tackle Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its malicious activities in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Together, the Gulf states want their deep concerns about this crucial danger to be reflected in any revised international nuclear deal with Iran, and […]

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Crime wave hits Triumphant Mercy Lebanon

Lebanon (MNN) – The flight to Lebanon is up 265%. A Beirut-based research company compared crime rates in the first ten months of 2021 to the same period in 2019. Endless crises in Lebanon are causing widespread despair. UNESCO estimates that 1.25 million Lebanese families live below the poverty line, and 40 percent are below […]

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Johnson from UK walks a tightrope between politics and COVID outbreak

LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks a political tightrope as he faces increasing attacks from friends and foes amid rising COVID-19 infections. For the second winter in a row, Johnson is betting that vaccines will be his savior, urging everyone to get vaccinated to slow the spread of the new omicron variant, […]

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People are pressuring governments around the world to take action against inflation

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Óscar Baños and thousands of other truck drivers celebrated on Saturday after a threat to idle their engines prompted the Spanish government to adopt measures to improve working conditions and control the soaring fuel costs due to inflation. This is the latest effort by workers, opposition leaders and citizens to pressure […]

Economic integration

Central American Bank for Economic Integration and European Union sign € 4.9 million agreement to prepare climate change projects for the benefit of the Central American region

Tegucigalpa, December 16, 2021.- The strategic alliance between the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the European Union (EU) continues to have positive impacts for the region. On this occasion, a non-refundable financial contribution agreement was signed for an amount of 4.9 million euros to develop technical assistance for the preparation of initiatives […]

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South Korea, US to discuss “trusted” 5G network in upcoming dialogue (diplomat from Washington)

South Korea and the United States plan to discuss cooperation on “trusted” 5G networks, global supply chains and other key issues in their upcoming economic talks, a senior US diplomat said Thursday, in a context of intensifying US-Chinese rivalry. Jose W. Fernandez, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, said he […]

Economic justice

Meet the women’s economic justice advocate who empowers Florida domestic workers

Santra Denis returned from the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November with a clear reminder of how women around the world are more similar than different. Denis attended COP26 as executive director of the Miami Workers Center (MWC), a Miami-Dade County-based organization that supports low-income communities and low-wage workers, especially black […]