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Why all Latinos should care about Black History Month

Why all Latinos should care about Black History Month Who better to understand the African diaspora identity than Latinos? Especially considering that more slaves from Africa were trafficked to Latin America than to the United States. “There were 11.2 million … Continue reading

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Slavery reparations row to dominate UK prime minister’s visit to Jamaica

Slavery reparations row to dominate UK prime minister’s visit to Jamaica THIS is why I don’t fawn over Queen Elizabeth, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry or William and so-called “royal babies.“ Do you have any idea how Buckingham Palace made all … Continue reading

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A month from today I plan to be back here; the Corn Islands in Nicaragua.

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Obama officially asks Congress to remove Cuba from terror list

Obama officially asks Congress to remove Cuba from terror list The United States no longer wants to list Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, the White House has announced. Its removal is a key step in President Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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Cuba calculates cost of 54yr US embargo at $1.1tn

Cuba calculates cost of 54yr US embargo at $1.1tn This is really sad and really pisses me off. The only people this 54 + year embargo punishes is the people of Cuba, NOT the government… not that that would be … Continue reading

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Today was “International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.” For over 400 years, more than 12 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the … Continue reading

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Caribbean: It’s Time for Slavery Reparations

Caribbean: It’s Time for Slavery Reparations Most people don’t know this but there are far more Black people in Latin America and the Caribbean than there are in the United States. There are currently 42 million Black Americans in the … Continue reading

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Isolated & discredited: Intransigent US policy impedes Cuba’€™s reforms

Isolated & discredited: Intransigent US policy impedes Cuba’€™s reforms According to Havana, the cost of the embargo to the Cuban economy is estimated at $1.1 trillion dollars. Despite campaigning on reassessing ties with Cuba, the Obama administration has proved its … Continue reading

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Record number of nations oppose US embargo of Cuba in UN vote

Record number of nations oppose US embargo of Cuba in UN vote In an overwhelming UN vote, 188 countries have called on the US to lift its 53-year trade embargo on Cuba. Havana has slammed the financial sanctions as a … Continue reading

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