With the Black Lives Matter movement sparking a spirited reform movement throughout the U.S., Europe and other parts of the world, some Caribbean Community governments and prominent citizens are leading a growing call to rid the region of colonial-era statues ...
In a recent march against police violence, some 200 demonstrators filled the streets, carrying signs reading “Life is Priceless,” “Save our Future” and “Never Again.”
Guyana’s elections commission (Gecom) at the weekend dropped a bombshell on the country by ruling that the Caribbean Community nation’s March 2 general elections had contained so many irregularities, including dead and migrated people voting, that it has not met ...
A world court designed to investigate allegations of human rights violations has found itself in the crosshairs of the president of the United States.
Calling it a “dark and shameful week,” South African President Cyril Ramaphosa denounced the latest surge in violence against women, including the murder of a woman eight months pregnant.
Years of inaction over the fate of an 18 foot statue of Edward Colston, a 17th century slave trader with the Royal African Company (RAC) was decided this week with the toppling of Colston’s bronze statue in Bristol, England.
The third of six major general elections in the 15-nation Caribbean single trading bloc this year was held last Friday.
As African writers without borders who are connected beyond geography with those who live in the United States of America and other parts of the African diaspora, we state that we condemn the acts of violence on Black people in ...
It is almost now a certainty that a brand new government will run the Caribbean Community nation of Suriname for the next five years following general elections on May 25th that saw voters denying former military strongman Desi Bouterse a ...
George Floyd was also covered internationally with many Africans expressing disgust and dismay over the cold-blooded police action.
Twenty-six years after financing the Rwandan genocide, wealthy businessman and most wanted fugitive, Felicien Kabuga, was nabbed in an upscale French hideout.
On the afternoon of Friday, May 22, members of the Pan-Africanist group Ligue de Défense Noire Africaine (LDNA/Black African Defense League) tore down and destroyed two famous statues on the island of Martinique.
Dutch-speaking Suriname, the second largest and one of the richest countries in the Caribbean Community, voted for a new government amidst coronavirus restrictions, but it could take several weeks before a new president is elected by the 51-member national assembly.
Africa’s infection rates are still relatively low to the wonderment of some in the western world who predicted infection rates in the billions.
Locked down because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a number of Caribbean Community nations this week announced plans for a phased restart of economic activities and a reopening of borders in the coming weeks.