Haiti death toll reaches 1,300 after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake

Haiti death toll reaches 1,300 after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times The devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti is now responsible for at least 1,300 deaths. However, the final figure could increase further because search and rescue efforts are ongoing. Areas hit worst include the towns of Les Cayes…

A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Haiti

A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Haiti Kanako Mita and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti yesterday. Reports claim that at least 300 people have been killed while search and rescue missions are ongoing. Also, approximately 2,000 people are injured. However, the fear is that this number will climb higher. The…

Haiti assassination will not stop America from training foreign fighters: Biden’s anti-Haiti past and CIA

Haiti assassination will not stop America from training foreign fighters: Biden’s anti-Haiti past and CIA Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If the leader of the United States had been assassinated by military members trained in a foreign nation, the outcry and repercussions would be extremely high. However, under President Biden, an…

Communist Cuba hit by rare political protests

Communist Cuba hit by rare political protests Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Thousands of protesters hit the streets of Havana and others cities throughout Cuba. Thus, despite the relatively small size of the protests, this will still worry the communist government of Cuba.  According to opposition forces against communist rule in…

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated in Port-au-Prince

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated in Port-au-Prince Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Haiti is bedeviled by rampant poverty, corruption, criminality, and political upheaval. Hence, the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse is sending shockwaves along with fear and further chaos. Moïse took office in Haiti in 2017. However, like leaders…

Mexico Covid-19 deaths officially reach over 100,000

Mexico Covid-19 deaths officially reach over 100,000 Kanako Mita and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis in Mexico is showing no signs of abating. Hence, with 100,000 known official deaths – but the real figure being between 140,000 to 150,000 – the deaths will continue to flow for many months to come.…

Over 900,000 Covid-19 deaths and little sign of decreasing

Over 900,000 Covid-19 deaths and little sign of decreasing Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times The international coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is continuing unabated in terms of deaths and infections per day. Hence, over 900,000 deaths from coronavirus internationally. Therefore, the international situation remains bleak. Indeed, in parts of Europe, infections are increasing once…

800,000 Covid-19 deaths with little let-up in America, Brazil, India, and Mexico

800,000 Covid-19 deaths with little let-up in America, Brazil, India, and Mexico Kanako Mita and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times The international coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is now responsible for 800,000 known deaths. In the four nations of the highest number of deaths, the numbers keep flowing. Therefore, unlike the hardest-hit nations in Europe, the countries…

340,000 deaths in the Americas: Central America, North America, and South America

340,000 deaths in the Americas: Central America, North America, and South America Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll throughout the Americas is over 340,000. Hence, with most nations still in the spiral of death, one can only imagine the final death toll during the first wave. After…

International Covid-19 deaths reach 600,000: America, Brazil, India, Mexico, and the UK

International Covid-19 deaths reach 600,000: America, Brazil, India, Mexico, and the UK Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The international death toll from coronavirus (Covid-19) will surpass 600,000 in the next twenty-four hours. Hence, the global economy and a return to normal remains distant even if some nations are in recovery mode.…

Anti-US media bias: Discrimination in China, Cuba, Indonesia, Nigeria, Saudi, and Turkey

Anti-US media bias: Discrimination in China, Cuba, Indonesia, Nigeria, Saudi, and Turkey Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The media in America, parts of Europe, and other areas of the world are highlighting discrimination and Black Lives Matter (BLM) to an extreme. Yet, unlike America that welcomed people from every continent in…

The covid-19 crisis in America and Brazil is beset by political and social discord

The covid-19 crisis in America and Brazil is beset by political and social discord Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is witnessing the divisions that exist in America and Brazil. Hence, while the United Kingdom is dealing with the coronavirus crisis abysmally, political and social cohesion remains despite…

The United Kingdom and the Huawei 5G fine balance between America and China

The United Kingdom and the Huawei 5G fine balance between America and China Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom (UK) sought to placate America and China. Of course, it appears that America will be slightly aggrieved and disappointed while China is more upbeat. Either…

US airstrike takes out Qassem Soleimani of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Iraq 

US airstrike takes out Qassem Soleimani of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Iraq  Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times  President Donald Trump permitted to take out General Qassem Soleimani based on the recent escalation in Iraq. Of course, for Trump, and others in his administration opposed to the actions of Iran, then…

North Korea leaves the US door open despite possible new nuclear tests: Japan is looking on

North Korea leaves the US door open despite possible new nuclear tests: Japan is looking on Ri Kuk-Chol and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, is letting America know that unless genuine dialogue occurs, then new major military tests may take place. This relates to the possible resumption…