The senator and I

The senator and I

The gay, loving relationship between an influential conservative U.S. senator and a popular former lobbyist is the subject of a new five-act story —“The senator and I”—written in the form of a book ( www.thesenatorandi.com ) and now available in many bookstores around the world. The author, Freddy De Freitas, a Brazilian-born  journalist-lobbyist , who  lives […]

Obama in Japan

Obama in Japan

President Barack Obama jots down notes while waiting for other G7 leaders to arrive for Summit Session One Working Lunch, at the Shima Kanko Hotel, The Classic, in Shima City, Japan, May 26, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

House adopts DeSantis amendment prohibiting using taxpayer dollars to purchase heavy water from Iran

House adopts DeSantis amendment prohibiting using taxpayer dollars to purchase heavy water from Iran

Washington, DC – The House tonight adopted a Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) amendment to H.R. 5055, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which prohibits funds from being used to purchase heavy water from Iran. DeSantis issued the following statement: “The Obama Administration has continually offered gratuitous concessions to Iran that go […]

Graham Supports Lifting Ban On Arms Sales to Vietnam

Graham Supports Lifting Ban On Arms Sales to Vietnam

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement today on lifting the ban on arms sales to Vietnam. “I understand Vietnam’s human rights record is well short of international standards and know there is more that they must do on this front. However, I believe a stronger relationship between Vietnam and the […]

Changes in management

Changes in management

  Today, Petrobras’ Board of Directors held an extraordinary meeting to discuss the appointment of Pedro Parente as both Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company. At the meeting, the Compensation and Succession Committee informed the Board of Directors of the requirements for appointments to these positions, along […]