Author: Mac Venucci

Mac Venucci is a columnist for Fox Chronicle. He has been a freelance investigative reporter for over ten years.  Mac was born in New York and raised in Barcelona, Spain. His career in investigative journalism has taken him to Russia, France, Italy, and Hong Kong.  Mac is married with two children and is presently living in Amalfi, a small town in the province of Salerno on the southwest coast of Italy. Mac can be emailed at [email protected]

In Pope Francis’ seventh Christmas as pope, the Christmas message from St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican was heard loud and clear all over the world. Almost everywhere. The Christmas message was for hope and kindness to others. The pontiff focused on the suffering of migrants throughout Europe, prayed for those who are victims of religious persecution, and for peace in global hot spots like North Korea. “May Christ bring his light to the many children suffering from war and conflicts in the Middle East and in various countries of the world,” said Pope Francis “It is injustice that makes…

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The North Korean economy has been a mess for the last fifty years. Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader since 2011, rules with an authoritarian fist. He oversees a communist economic system, a strict command economy, and isolationist country. It is well known that its per capita income and GDP tend to be among the lowest in the world. The country has been crippled by international sanctions and trade restrictions. The country’s obsession with becoming a nuclear power and appearing as a military force on the global stage has taken priority over its responsibility to save its population from starvation. A…

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Ecopetrol joined a group of 37 large companies in the mining and energy sector that made a commitment to eliminate the routine burning of gas in the oil and gas fields, which is expected to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The initiative, led by the World Bank since 2015, is known as “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” and aims to eliminate routine gas burning in oil and gas fields as soon as possible, and no later than 2030. Until It now brings together 32 governments, 15 development institutions and 37 companies in the oil and gas sector,…

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