Monday, January 27, 2020

Tag: european union

Germany Urges EU to Divvy up Migrants...

MILAN (AP) — Germany has asked the European Union to find a safe port where a German humanitarian ship carrying 64 migrants in the...

Racism Against Black People Is Still A...

  Being Black in the European Union is difficult, and racial discrimination and harassment are a chronic issue, according to a recently released report that...

Libyan Coastguards Paid to Protect African Migrants...

Libyan Coast Guard officials are paid to protect migrants from making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.

UK to Substantially Drop Tax Rates, to...

Once free of European Union strictures following its exit from the EU, European finance ministers and financial experts have expressed concern that Brexit could...

EU Approves Measures to Combat African Ivory...

The struggle against wildlife trafficking has been given a much-needed boost after the European Union approved a series of measures to tackle the surge...

Brexit Vote Might Hurt Kenyan Economy

NAIROBI, Kenya – As the United Kingdom votes on Thursday whether to remain in the European Union or not, questions linger on the economic...

Barbados is Among Many Caribbean Nations Fighting...

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described as “unfair and unwarranted” the European Commission’s 2015 blacklisting of a number of countries, including Barbados, as uncooperative...

Study: People of African Descent Experience Widespread...

Afrophobia is an ongoing and widespread problem in Europe, with Black people experiencing racial discrimination in education, employment, health, policing and the criminal justice...

Haitian Ban on Some Dominican Republic Products...

A European Union official warned Tuesday that an impending Haitian ban on some Dominican Republic products will drive up prices in the impoverished country. Alberto...

Western Media’s ‘Discovery’ of Refugee Crisis Reveals...

Suddenly, the media have discovered there is a refugee crisis. But there has been a global refugee crisis for quite some time, including countless...

Two Activist Groups Stage Parallel Protests in...

Miami (AFP) - Controversy surrounding the Dominican Republic's deportation of Haitians trickled into the United States on Wednesday as two groups staged parallel protests...

European, Latin American, and the Caribbean Leaders...

SANTIAGO, Chile– Starting on Monday Brussels is hosting a new meeting between leaders from Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean, a positive sign...

U.S Diplomats Have Ruled Out Change in...

HARARE, ZIMBABWE—Two visiting U.S. diplomats have ruled out a change of policy with Zimbabwe. Speaking to reporters Wednesday in Harare, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State...

The Caribbean Coconut Industry Will Now Be...

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The European Union is financing a project aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of small-scale coconut farmers by identifying market...

In The Wake Of Hundreds of Deaths...

BRUSSELS/ROME - European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to triple funding for search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean where record numbers are drowning...

Robert Mugabe May Be Granted Access To...

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe may be allowed in to the European Union to attend high-level meetings in his new role as chairman of the...

Is EU Rescue Operation Too Small To...

United Nations officials are claiming that the European Union's Operation Triton puts too much responsibility on private ship owners and will ultimately leave migrants...

EU Faces ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ as Thousands Risk...

In a scenario remarkably similar to recent events in the United States, the European Union is grappling with a growing crisis in which thousands...

EU Lifts Sanctions Against 81 Zimbabwe Officials,...

The European Union has suspended sanctions against 81 officials and eight firms in Zimbabwe that were imposed 11 years ago in response to human rights...

Zimbabwe Scoffs At EU Visa Ban Deal

THE suspension of travel bans imposed on six Cabinet ministers and 21 other individuals by the European Union yesterday is divisive and meaningless, Foreign...

British PM Threatens Exit From European Union

British Prime Minister David Cameron planned to deliver an ultimatum to the European Union during a speech that was postponed Friday, warning that Britain...