Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 31 May 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, It’s been pretty intense this week. We found out that chairman Kim (according to South Korean sources) put to death some of those who negotiated with President Trump’s team when the summit ended without progress in Vietnam. … Read More

Far-right in Spain sweeps town with anti-migrant message

EL EJIDO, Spain (AP) – Surrounded by miles of greenhouses where migrant workers grow fruit and vegetables for the rest of Europe, this sleepy town on the sunbaked Mediterranean coast has become a beachhead for the arrival of the far-right … Read More

EU heading for ‘CRISIS’ with Italy as budget threatens to tear eurozone apart

THE EU is heading for a “crisis” with Italy as the eurozone’s third-largest economy teeters on the edge of a financial crisis, Brussels bosses have warned. Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner, said it was the bloc’s duty to ensure the eurozone … Read More

Hungary is a threat to international order. The US must act — Now

When I addressed Viktor Orbán, the Prime Minister of Hungary, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, I did not go so far as the late, great, John McCain, who once described Orbán as “a neofascist in bed with Putin.” However, … Read More

‘He NEEDS the UK’ Macron FEARS Brexit chaos will SPARK populist TAKEOVER of EU by next May

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Emmanuel Macron will desperately need Britain on his side as a political ally in the run-up to the European Parliament elections next May, amid fears among Brussels establishment that anti-EU forces could take over the bloc’s institutions. Emmanuel Macron is … Read More

Italy’s New Populist Government Pledges to Deport 500,000 Migrants

Italy’s new populist government is expected to deport 500,000 immigrants from the country. Giuseppe Conte, who became Prime Minister on June 1, heads a coalition between the Five Star Movement and Lega parties. Conte’s cabinet, comprised of chiefs of anti-establishment … Read More

Italy migrants: Matteo Salvini calls for end to Sicily ‘refugee camp’

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Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has said on a visit to Sicily that the island must stop being “the refugee camp of Europe”. The leader of the far-right League party said his government’s plans on migrants were not “hard … Read More

How did EU-founding member Italy go Eurosceptic?

The Lega party’s leader Matteo Salvini (C), accompanied by party colleagues Gian Marco Centinaio (L) and Giancarlo Giorgetti (R), addresses the media after a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace, Rome, Italy, 21 May 2018. [EPA-EFE] … Read More