The OAS or the “Ministry of Colonies”

by Jemima Pierre, published on Black Agenda Report, April 27, 2022 In the wake of the expulsion of the Organization of the American States from Nicaragua, we need to revisit one of its major crime scenes: Haiti. On April 24, 2022, Nicaragua’s Sandinista government officially booted the Organization of American States (OAS) out of their country. Foreign minister Denis Moncada[…]

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Eric Adams’ Black on Black Crime

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, February 9, 2022 The mass incarceration state was built to lock up as many Black people as possible and discussion of even modest reforms is shut down. Such was the case in New York where the mayor and police commissioner smeared Manhattan’s district attorney, forcing him to backtrack on his campaign promise[…]

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Latin America: ‘Lula’s Condemnation a Blow to Brazil Democracy’

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez (R) welcomes Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, 2007. | Photo: Reuters Progressive and socialist leaders respond to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s arrest and imprisonment: from TeleSUR, April 5, 2018 Latin America‘s leaders are expressing their solidarity and condemning Brazil‘s decision to deny former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva‘s habeas corpus petition as[…]

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