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AFRICANGLOBE - America has made countless other peoples around the world suffer. It has turned democracies into dictatorships with a systematicity that far outpaces any other country. The only legitimation for its actions has been the agenda of “regime change” in the interests of “global democracy” that neither the Republican nor the Democratic party ever questioned publicly.
AFRICANGLOBE - A Baltimore city school tutor has been charged in relation to an alleged assault on a 7-year-old boy who was hospitalised for significant head and upper body injuries, including a fractured jaw. Baltimore City Police confirmed 25-year-old Timothy Randall Korr was arrested Wednesday on charges of child abuse and assault following an incident at City Springs Elementary Monday.
AFRICANGLOBE - One in seven people with HIV in Europe is un- aware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organisation reported as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region. “HIV/Aids continues to be a serious problem in Europe . . . The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s (ECDC) estimate that one in seven people living with HIV are unaware of their status is particularly worrying,” EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said in the report released ahead of World AIDS Day tomorrow.
AFRICANGLOBE - Authorities in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, have decided not to charge the Charlotte police officer who shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, 43, in September. The man's death prompted several days of protests that at times turned violent.
AFRICANGLOBE - In 2014, more white people died than were born in 17 American states, a new high, according to a new study. Non-Hispanic white deaths in states that represent 38 percent of the US population have surpassed white birth rates, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
AFRICANGLOBE - The Senate report into the CIA's secret torture programmes is clinical and unsparing. Over the course of a 480-page summary, it lays out in horrifying detail what was done to detainees in secret torture sites around the world. Here are some of the starkest examples.
AFRICANGLOBE - The film reveals multiple methods of assassination, from exploding cigars to femmes fatales; a radio station rigged with gaseous LSD to a poison syringe posing as an innocuous fountain pen. Fabian Escalante, the former head of the Intelligence Directorate and the man who had the job of protecting Castro for many of the 49 years he was in power, alleges that there were over 600 plots and conspiracies known to Cuban agents, all dreamt up to end Castro's life.
AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. has terrorized Cuba for more than 50 years, since Castro led the revolution that freed his country from the yolk of American imperialism. Scholar Noam Chomsky has called U.S. policy in Cuba a “terrorist campaign” and a decades-long “murderous terrorist war.” Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and historian Garry Wills wrote in The New York Times in 1978 of the U.S. “campaign of terror and sabotage directed against Castro.” Even celebrated establishment historian Arthur Schlesinger, who advised John and Robert Kennedy, spoke of the U.S. attempt to unleash “the terrors of the earth” on post-revolutionary Cuba.
AFRICANGLOBE - The governments of Sudan and Egypt are executing a well thought out plan of ethnic cleansing and forced displacement of Nubians. Nubian land is being sold to foreign investors, going against the international laws that call for the protection of indigenous people. The Nubians need the support of the rest of the citizens of Sudan and Egypt and the international community. History is repeating itself.
AFRICANGLOBE - Documentary about Fidel Castro, covering 40 years of Cuban Revolution. Rare Fidel Castro footage: he appears swimming with a bodyguard, visiting his childhood home and school, playing with his friend Nelson Mandela, meeting kid Elián Gonzalez, and celebrating his birthday with the Buena Vista Social Club group.
AFRICANGLOBE - Back in the 1970s at the height of the Cold War, the small Caribbean nation of Cuba went to war thousands of miles away in the battlefields of Angola and Ethiopia, sacrificing thousands of its own citizens. Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died late Friday, was convinced that the global stage for the "world revolution" was happening in Africa — and thus Cuba became the first Latin American nation to go to war outside its own continent.
AFRICANGLOBE - Caught on video deploying a Taser against a mother in a wheelchair simply recording her daughter’s arrest, several deputies from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are under an internal affairs investigation for needlessly attacking the disabled woman. Instead of treating her like a human being, the deputies can clearly be seen grabbing her cellphone and throwing it away before tasing the disabled woman until she collapsed out of her wheelchair.
AFRICANGLOBE - This is a must read for those unfortunate souls who believe the media lies about Fidel Castro. Many people are unaware of the link between the Italian mafia and the Cubans in Miami who used to control the island's economy and why they are so bitter. This is a very informative article that tells you what Cuba was like before the Cuban Revolution and the connection between Castro and Black America. Read, enjoy and share.
AFRICANGLOBE - Do not let your enemies determine who your heroes should be. By all measures Fidel Castro was a good friend to Black people, both in Africa and in the diaspora, there are entire swaths of Africa that is free today because of the enormous sacrifices in blood and treasure made by the Cuban Military.
AFRICANGLOBE - Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, state TV has announced. It provided no further details. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost half a century before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008.
AFRICANGLOBE - There are signs that Great Britain has fallen on the slippery slope of moral deterioration. The recent surge in nationalistic jingoism and xenophobia in Britain is lamentable and obnoxious. On November 14, it was reported that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan said that some of his friends had been called “n*ggers” and “Pakis” and it is apparent that such racist abuse has greatly increased in recent months. In October, the British Home Office reported that the number of racist hate crimes in the country had increased by 41 percent after the so-called “Brexit” vote.
AFRICANGLOBE - ON November 23 1977, the Rhodesia racist regime of Ian Douglas Smith attacked the Zanla military headquarters in Mozambique called Chimoio in a big air force operation they codenamed “Dingo”. Zanla themselves revenged that attack some months later by attacking Grand Reef Airbase outside Mutare, bombing the city of Mutare itself and hitting fire forces in the Mutoko area.
AFRICANGLOBE - The United States says it was one of three countries to vote against a U.N. resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism. The resolution entitled “Combating glorification of Nazism, Neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fueling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance,” was approved by the U.N.’s human rights committee on Friday with 131 in favor, 3 against.
AFRICANGLOBE - The number of white supremacist and self-identified Nazi sympathisers on Twitter have multiplied more than 600 per cent in the last four years, outperforming the so-called Islamic State (Isis) in everything from follower counts to number of daily tweets, a new study found.
AFRICANGLOBE - More than 1,000 skulls and bones belonging to East Africans and brought to Germany for racial "scientific" research during the colonial era are still in storage in Berlin, a media report said Tuesday. Public broadcaster ARD said it had obtained lists of the human remains that are still held by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which administers the capital's state museums.