US embassy ‘dismayed’ over violence against journalists in Mexico

Police officers guard the perimeter of a scene where Heber Lopez, an independent journalist who ran NoticiasWeb, was shot and killed at his recording studio, in Salina Cruz, in Oaxaca state, Mexico February 10, 2022. REUTERS / Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register MEXICO CITY, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The US … Read more

TD Bank freezes accounts that received money for Canada protests

TORONTO, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD.TO) has frozen two personal bank accounts into which C$1.4 million ($1.1 million) had been deposited to support protesters fighting the Canadian government’s pandemic measures, a bank spokesperson said on Saturday. The demonstrations, dubbed the “Freedom Convoy” by Canadian truckers opposing a vaccination mandate for cross-border drivers as … Read more

SWIFT off Russia sanctions list, state banks likely target -US, EU officials

A view shows the logo of Sber (Sberbank) at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 5, 2021. REUTERS / Evgenia Novozhenina Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – US and European officials are finalizing an extensive package of sanctions if Russia invades … Read more