Pentagon clamps down on Pokemon Go

August 13, 2016 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – The Pentagon doesn't like Pikachu. In the latest bizarre news surrounding the global phenomenon that is Pokemon Go, US Defense Department officials on Friday said employees should not download the game onto their government-issued smartphones. "You can imagine a number of reasons...

IMF says economic recovery gaining ground in OECS countries

August 12, 2016 in International

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says economic recovery in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) is gaining ground, supported by continued low oil prices, strong tourism arrivals, and robust citizenship-by-investment receipts. The IMF said that three failed banks have been resolved...

Beyoncé cancels Israel performances

August 12, 2016 in International

The singer's representatives announced a round of cancellations that included two shows in Israel on October 26th and 27th; no indication that cancellations were politically motivated. Beyonce fans in Israel will be disappointed to learn that the singer's representatives have announced a round of performance cancellations...