Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean’s most developed country 868 shares

Photo: Wiki CC The United Nations Development Program releases the Human Development Index annually to highlight the status of the world. In the 2018 Index, the UN agency states that there has been considerable progress in development in the world, but this has been marred by consistent disparities and deprivations. It sampled 189 countries in the world, including 33 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean. MORE ABOUT THIS 6 Caribbean books you should read at least once in your lifetime 8 African heroes who led massive slave rebellions in the…

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Celebrating African immigrants who have risen above the odds to win U.S. midterms

The American dream has been a mission for many and it was almost cut short, thanks to policies instituted under President Donald Trump’s government. But even so, many of African descent have had to face many challenges including racism and Islamophobia to fulfil their dreams, including representing people from their states and neighbourhoods in the Senate and the Congress. In last night’s midterm elections, two Americans of African descent beat the odds to be among the first people to be elected into Congress in American history. MORE ABOUT THIS These…

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These 4 black women made history in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections

Some results of the U.S. midterm elections have come in and quite a number of black people have won different seats. In Florida, Ron DeSantis defeated Andrew Gillum, who was vying to become the first black governor of the Sunshine State. In Georgia, where Democrat Stacey Abrams is running against Republican Brian Kemp, the votes are still being counted. This has been considered one of the most controversial elections after the passing an ‘exact match’ policy, which requires voter details to match information on the state’s database. The consequence is the cancellation of…

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Israel turns to Ghana to back its bid for a seat at the African Union

Ghana’s president Akufo Addo and Israeli PM Netanyahu Israel has called on the Ghanaian government to back its bid for an observer status in the African Union (AU), which it lost in 2002 when the former Organisation of African Union (OAU) was dissolved and replaced by the AU. The request was made to Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, who is in Jerusalem on an official visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to Avraham Neguise, an Ethiopian Jew and Chairman of…

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Trump critics receive explosive devices

The Truth Report Article #1:   The double standards of White America by Minko Yakaba.   If a person don’t see that the stream of bombs sent to Trumps opponents are connected to Trumps behavior, attitude and hate speech, they are very disconnected to reality. If a man can yell fire in a move theater and get arrested, Trump should definitely be held accountable for his supporters when they follow his instructions .  ( The Court ruled unanimously that the First Amendment, though it protects freedom of expression, does not…

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Several Mysterious Deaths In Cuyahoga County Jail, Cleveland, Ohio,

After several mysterious deaths in a local jail, this judge is taking a shocking stance on jail sentences. Here’s why.  6 people have died at Cuyahoga County Jail in Cleveland, Ohio, in only four months’ time. Judge Michael L. Nelson Sr. is fed up and now he’s taking a stand. Judge Nelson is refusing to send low-level offenders who have committed less serious crimes to the jail.“Six deaths means the jail is unsafe,” Judge Nelson told the New York Times in an interview. Judge Nelson isn’t new to taking a stand…

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What Rosenstein’s ouster would mean for Mueller

By DARREN SAMUELSOHN and JOSH GERSTEIN 09/24/2018 06:23 PM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More than Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s job will be on the line when he meets with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday. Also in the balance will be the fate of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. The ouster of Rosenstein — who serves as Mueller’s direct supervisor — would subject the special counsel’s probe to new uncertainty and, critics fear, new restrictions on Mueller’s investigation into ties between Russia and the 2016 Trump…

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Trump on Manafort: ‘I believe that he will tell the truth’

By RAMSEN SHAMON 09/19/2018 10:52 AM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted he had no concerns about former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s recent agreement to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. “If he’s honest, and he is, I think he’s going to tell — as long as he tells the truth, it’s 100 percent,” Trump said on the South Lawn of the White House. As part of a guilty plea struck last Friday, Manafort agreed to cooperate fully with Mueller’s probe into Russian interference and whether…

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Trump orders FBI to reopen background investigation into Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh in light of sex assault claim

President Donald Trump said Friday that he had ordered the FBI to conduct a “supplemental investigation” into his second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. The announcement is a dramatic concession from Trump, who had strongly endorsed Kavanaugh in the wake of the judge’s incendiary testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee a day earlier. Testifying under oath before committee, a visibly furious and emotional Kavanaugh had denied Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s when they were teenagers. Kevin Breuninger | @KevinWilliamB Published 24 Mins Ago  Updated…

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Wikipedia entry for ‘Devil’s Triangle’ changed to match Kavanaugh’s answer

Wikipedia entry for ‘Devil’s Triangle’ changed to match Kavanaugh’s answer Analysis by Z. Byron Wolf, CNN Updated 8:10 PM ET, Thu September 27, 2018 (CNN)Brett Kavanaugh’s senior yearbook page, like his 1982 calendar, had been like a puzzle waiting to be solved. Wikipedia, the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia, was edited after his testimony to make his explanation of one of the mysteries make sense. One of the puzzles had been what was meant by the term “Devil’s Triangle.” The attorney Michael Avenatti suggested there was some sexual innuendo, and entries online had…

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