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The Trump administration’s latest immigrant rights violation

In case you missed it, as of June 1, 2019, the Trump administration’s State Department will begin asking most new applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media details under newly adopted rules that were pushed into law without ...

Trinidad registering desperate Venezuelans; officials probe trafficking ring allegations

Trinidad has begun a massive two-week registration exercise of Venezuelans living in the country in a bid to bring some semblance of order to its refugee crisis even as more are arriving from the finance-starved neighboring South American nation each ...

Protesters converge on White House to end U.S. sanctions on Zimbabwe

African Liberation Day, Saturday, May 25, proved to be a tremendous victory for “we who believe in freedom and cannot rest.”

SPECIAL REPORT: Women Play Key Role in Ensuring African Democracy

Throughout this southeastern African nation of nearly 20 million residents, the strength and resiliency of women is on display 24 hours each day.

Caribbean prepares for storm season; Dominica re-engineers

The commencement of the 2019 hurricane season is less than two weeks away with official predictions that it could be a rough one as usual but some Caribbean Community nations, which endure a battering each year, are not so nervous ...

March and rally to White House to demand Trump lift sanctions on Zimbabwe

“On Saturday, May 25, African Liberation Day, the streets of Washington, D.C. will echo to the thunder of voices of hundreds of people marching to the White House,” said December 12th Movement member Iman Essiet at a press conference last ...

Afro-Colombian activists receive death threats for organizing

AfroColombian activists are facing threats to their lives, and they’re appealing to supporters around the world to help them get protection.

Trinidad cops move against opposition bigwigs, two charged

In the past week police in Trinidad arrested and charged two prominent opposition-connected attorneys with malfeasance for links to a scheme that allegedly involved officials of the previous government paying astronomical sums of money to friends and colleagues for legal ...

World Bank ups its aid package for countries hit by record-strength cyclones

World Bank has approved emergency support for the three African countries slammed by record-strength cyclones in what has been called the worst weather catastrophe in decades.

Caribbean warned to brace for more drought conditions

The wider Caribbean region is being warned to brace for a dry season that could extend well into July as weather experts in the region urge government to prepare for eventualities that could be compounded by events associated with the ...

OIL BARONS BID BILLIONS FOR MOZAMBICAN OIL WHILE STORM FATALITIES SPIKE

The back-to-back cyclones that have ravaged Mozambique are unprecedented in recorded history, the U.N. said Friday.

AFTER RISKING LIFE, LIBERIAN ACTIVIST SCOOPS ‘GREEN NOBEL PRIZE’

Multinational corporations who seek weak democracies, high rates of poverty and untapped resources seem to make a beeline for Liberia, which has struggled to overcome two wars and the devastating pandemic of ebola.

Guyana oil find spurs exploration campaigns among neighbors

American supermajor ExxonMobil is preparing to add a fourth drilling ship to its offshore fleet given the humongous amount of oil it has found so far and the accuracy of its well drilling campaign since 2015 officials say.

ZAMBIAN VILLAGERS WIN LANDMARK RULING IN WATER POISONING CASE

Zambian villagers whose livelihoods were turned upside down by a toxic spill from a copper mine will finally have their day in court.

ON EARTH DAY, AFRICA BRACES FOR SEVERE DROUGHT

Water has no enemy.