Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tag: United States

Is America Turning Into A Failed State?

The concept of a failed state is one which is often associated with nonwhite and Third World countries, whether developing or underdeveloped. While the...

Gatlin, Rodgers Have Mixed Feelings About Usain...

Usain Bolt’s decision to pull out of Jamaica’s Senior National Championships because of injury has drawn mixed reactions from his American sprint rivals ahead...

Young African Entrepreneurs Visit Iowa Universities to...

Some of the African continent’s most promising young professionals are in Iowa for the next several weeks picking up tips on how to run...

Legislation Designed to Strengthen U.S. Engagement with...

WASHINGTON, USA — Representative Eliot Engel, ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, on Monday praised passage in the U.S. House of...

The Federal Reserve’s Decision to Raise Interest...

Thousands of miles and a vast ocean separate Africa from the United States. But the distance will not shield African nations from the U.S....

7 Shameful Examples of Concentration Camps Created...

Post-Civil War Concentration Camps of the U.S. After the Civil War (and during the war), millions of freed Black people were funneled into concentration camps near...

Some Residents of Puerto Rico Are Seeking...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thursday September 3, 2015 – As Puerto Rico staggers under the burden of US$72 billion of public debt and double-digit...

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...

Ebola Allows US and Cuba Favorable, Cooperative...

DENVER — When was the last time in recent memory a top U.S. official praised Cuba publicly? And since when has Cuba’s leadership offered to...

Lawyers Seek Deposition from Zimbabwe President Mugabe...

Lawyers for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the oppressive regime of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe are asking a federal...

Wells Fargo Denied Request to Dismiss LA...

A federal judge has denied Wells Fargo's latest bid to end a lawsuit brought by the Los Angeles city government accusing the bank of...

South Sudan Poised Between War and Peace

South Sudan stands poised between two stark alternatives on Christmas Eve: an escalation of fighting as government forces prepare to launch an assault on...

UN Rejects Africa Bid to Halt Kenya...

The U.N. Security Council refused Friday to grant an African request to delay by one year the International Criminal Court prosecution of Kenya's leaders...

Jamaica to Back Cuba at UN; Calls...

When the United Nations General Assembly meets on October 29, Jamaica will again join more than 180 countries around the world that will ask...

Syrian Rebels Accused of War Crimes

Human Rights Watch reported Friday that Syrian rebel fighters committed “war crimes” and “crimes against humanity” in an Aug. 4 assault, killing at least...

US Pledges Support to Defeat Boko Haram...

The United States Department of State official said yesterday that Boko Haram will be defeated in Nigeria, while adding that the U.S. remains concerned about...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Calls on US, UK to...

Sanctions as a tool to abet regime change in Zimbabwe have failed dismally  as shown by Zanu-PF's resounding victory in recent elections and Westerners...

South Africa’s President Zuma: UN Security Council...

The United Nations Security Council remains undemocratic, unrepresentative and unfair to developing nations and small states, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. Nearly 70...

Iran Warns US: Strikes on Syria Will...

Iran’s leaders continue to warn against a possible U.S.-led military strike on Syria in the wake of an alleged chemical weapons attack by President...

America Helped Saddam in Chemical Weapons Attack...

President Obama and other Western European leaders are considering military action in response to alleged chemical strikes near Damascus. However in just about a...