Despite a tough law against slavery passed in 2007 allowing slaveholders to be prosecuted, those who protest the practice may still wind up in jail, in some cases for years.
The Fight for $15 is global. Brazil demonstrated that fact last week.
Friday, Aug. 14, the Coalition for Human Rights in the Dominican Republic led a march across the Brooklyn Bridge
More than a thousand people filled the capital streets of Bissau this week despite a downpour in a march sparked by the unilateral dismissal by President Jose Mario Vaz of his entire government, including a popular prime minister.
The small enclave state of Lesotho, with less than 2 million inhabitants, is taking on major proportions for the summit this week of the Southern African Development Community.
Prime time news anchor Nancy Kacungira is this year’s winner of the Komla Dumor award, a new BBC prize recognizing an African journalist with exceptional talent, passion for work and poise.
The mullahs in Iran call the United States “the Great Satan,” but we are the ones who just made a deal with the devil.
Recognition of the indispensable role played by women in defeating Apartheid in South Africa was the focus of countless speeches, film showings and even fashion shows as the country paused this week for National Women’s Day, a public holiday.
The Venezuela-Guyana relationship has become strained.
In just under a month from now, voters in oil- and gas-rich Trinidad and Tobago will decide whether to dump the administration of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar amid widespread allegations of corruption and graft and an inability to deal with ...
The threat that Sen. Chuck Schumer will vote “no” on the Obama administration’s nuke deal with Iran has created alarm within the Democratic ranks.
A presidential stopover in Nairobi to meet “global entrepreneurs” turned out to be a windfall for mega-development projects, bank lenders and U.S. corporations.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is advocating for his fellow African heads of state to take a stern self-determining stance against European imperialists, who have been exploiting the motherland for its labor from her indigenous inhabitants and for her natural resources ...
Usually at this time of the year, international legislators and high flyers at umbrella organizations such as the European Union, its Parliament and even the Caribbean Community Secretariat take an extended break from the daily grind of trade negotiations and ...
A simmering row between rum producers in the Caribbean and the U.S. government over generous tax subsidies it gives to American companies operating in the region has flared again.