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Leopold II: Belgium “wakes up” to its bloody colonial past

BBC News, June 13, 2020-- Inside the palatial walls of Belgium’s Africa Museum stand statues of Leopold II - each one a monument to...

West Indies cricket’s ‘founding father’ Everton Weekes dies, aged 95

St. John’s (Antigua and Barbuda) (AFP), July 1, 2020-- Legendary batsman Everton Weekes, the last of the famed West Indies ‘Three Ws’, died Wednesday...

Hundreds of elephants are mysteriously dying in Botswana – a conservationist explains what we know

BOTSWANA, Sun. July 5, 2020 (nzherald.co.nz)-- Worrying news has recently come to light: hundreds of elephants have been found dead in Botswana, and as...

White supremacist ideas have historical roots in U.S. Christianity

Wed. July 1, 2020 (NPR)-- When a young Southern Baptist pastor named Alan Cross arrived in Montgomery, Ala., in January 2000, he knew it...

TO OBSERVE and PROTECT: Community Alert Patrol and the Fight Against Police Terror

My name is Ron Wilkins and I headed the civilian police monitoring group in Los Angeles known as the Community Alert Patrol (CAP) founded...

Exclusive: “Sorry is not enough”, Caribbean states say of British slavery apologies

LONDON, June 19, 2020 (Reuters)-- British financial institutions that benefited from slavery such as Lloyd’s of London should go further than saying sorry for...

What speaking to my daughter about George Floyd taught me about my race privilege as an African

Editor’s note: Stephanie Busari is a Supervising Producer at CNN. She is based in Lagos, Nigeria where she leads multi-platform coverage. LAGOS, Nigeria, Sat. June...

Minnesota cops “trained by Israeli forces in restraint techniques”

MINNESOTA, Mon. June 1, 2020 (Morning Star)-- Officers from the US police force responsible for the killing of George Floyd received training in restraint...

Venezuelan Armed Force will escort the arrival of Iranian oil tankers into its territorial waters

May 21, 2020 Francisco González Iranian oil tankers , escort , Venezuela-- The Minister for Defense, Vladimir Padrino López, specified that the protection of...

Op-Ed: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Don’t understand the protests? What you’re seeing is people pushed to the edge

Los Angeles Times Opinion May 30, 2020, 7:29 PM PDT-- What was your first reaction when you saw the video of the white cop kneeling...

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GOB speaks on PUC/Mirab Deal

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 20, 2021-- During an interview on Wednesday, Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño told local media that his government had just...

Maya land rights back on the table, says Hon. Dolores

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan. 19, 2021-- One of the topics that were brought up on Tuesday during an interview of Minister of Human Development,...

COVID-19 vaccines to arrive by April?

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan 19, 2021-- Recently the Minister of Health and Wellness, Hon. Michel Chebat, announced that officials from the Government of Belize...