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‘Lynching’ ad: Black voters urged to reject white Democrats

A new radio ad seeks to frighten black voters away from Sen. Claire McCaskill’s campaign by suggesting the Democrat supports lynchings.

Another ad tells black voters to ask McCaskill “why she doesn’t want our babies?”

McCaskill’s Republican…

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Caribbean News – EU Urged To Review Agreements With Caribbean Countries Offering Passports For Sale

By NAN Contributor

News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Oct. 18, 2018:  A major global organization that fights against corruption is urging the European Union, (EU), to review its visa free agreements with Caribbean jurisdictions that offer citizenship and visa-free Schengen travel via Citizenship by Investment Programs, (CPIC).

Transparency International, in a report issued Wednesday, urged the EU to consider following Canada’s lead by suspending the visa waiver for Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Lucia.

These Caribbean countries offer a fast-track route to citizenship, with a significantly low investment requirement and an extremely fast processing time.


TI called the CPIC programs, “golden visa schemes” in its report…

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World War I Medal of Honor review urged for minority servicemen

A group of decorated soldiers from the famed 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” proudly display the French Croix de guerre. Questions have long been raised as to why minority servicemen of World War I were bypassed in the awarding of valor medals, including the Medal of Honor.

WASHINGTON D.C. – For more than 100 years after the Union Army ostensibly secured the proposition that all men are created equal, Asians, Blacks, Latinos, Native Americans and, in many cases Jews, were routinely treated in American society as second-class citizens. “Separate but Equal” became bywords for institutional racism, while lines were created which few dared to cross. Even so, when called upon, minorities have served their country with distinction and honor. But muddying that favorable picture of…

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Caribbean nations urged to own their tourism partnerships

The Caribbean has to begin to own its partnership with foreign investors in the tourism product.

This, according to Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Dr Hubert A. Minnis, who said this is necessary to create jobs and alleviate poverty in Caribbean nations.

Dr Minnis made the comment while delivering his keynote address at the opening of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) State of Tourism Industry Conference 2018 on Tuesday night in the Atlantis, Bahamas.

“Travel and tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing sectors, but question why the Caribbean never really attracted many of the tourism-related businesses outside of the region,” the Bahamas PM said.

He outlined that in delivering domestic, regional and international services we must ensure greater…

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African statisticians urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent’s prosperity

Statisticians were on Wednesday urged to do more to explain and sell their work to ensure their product helps African governments to make informed policies that can change communities and democracies for the better.

This was said by Vincent F. Hendricks, a Professor of Formal Philosophy at The University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in a captivating keynote address at the on-going Sixth Statistical Commission for Africa (StatCom-Africa VI), which is being held under the theme; Enhancing the Capacity of National Statistical Systems to support policies for Africa’s economic diversification and industrialization.

He said in the era of fake news and…

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African youth urged to actively fight genocide ideology

A group of youths from across the continent, dubbed African Union Youth Volunteers, has been challenged to learn from the bad history of different …
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