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Indigenous land conflicts finally garner attention in Argentina

by Daniel Gutman

The territorial claims of hundreds of indigenous communities, which extend throughout most of Argentina’s vast geography, burst onto the public agenda of a country built by and for descendants of... »

A Daughter Of Mexico And Muhammad Lends Helping Hand

by Final Call News | Oct 5, 2017 - 7:45:12 PM

In the aftermath of two earthquakes that struck Mexico in September, rescue and relief efforts are ongoing. Jamillah Muhammad is a student and activist with a volunteer group distributing supplies in particular to indigenous communities in Mexico. »

Help and relief still needed in U.S. Virgin Islands

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 5, 2017 - 7:40:44 PM

Puerto Rico, located about 40 miles from the U.S. Virgin Islands, has been at the center of attention in the aftermath of devastation from two powerful hurricanes. But, it seems many have overlooked the smaller islands that were also greatly impacted, specifically the U.S. Virgin Islands which are facing their own crisis. »

Puerto Rico will be rebuilt, but for who?

by David J. Muhammad -Guest Columnist- | Oct 5, 2017 - 7:19:26 PM

On September 18th, Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean on a path that cut directly through the island of Puerto Rico, destroying entire towns and rendering it powerless. »

Holy Day of Atonement comes to Newark!

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -The Final Call- | Oct 4, 2017 - 8:39:55 PM

The 22nd Anniversary Commemoration of the Million Man March and Holy Day of Atonement is coming to Newark, New Jersey. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan will deliver the keynote address “Separation or Death!” »

African nations seek permanent membership on UN Security Council

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 4, 2017 - 2:03:10 PM

Challenging the United Nations Security Council’s primacy this year during the UN General Assembly (UNGA), was the leader of Africa’s most populous nation and one of its leading economies, Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and the president of Guinea, Alpha Condé, who also holds the current presidency of the African Union (AU). »

‘Situation Between U.S. And North Korea Reaches Dangerous Level’

by | Oct 3, 2017 - 12:18:31 AM

The situation between the United States and North Korea has reached a very dangerous level and Washington must take an initiative to lessen the tensions, an American writer and retired professor says. »

Tanzania’s Fight To Hold Mining Companies Accountable

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Sep 21, 2017 - 12:56:01 PM

The East African country of Tanzania recently confiscated diamonds worth roughly $30 million, from the British company Petra Diamonds, after accusing the company, while trying to export, of intentionally low valuing the gems. Finance Minister Phillip Mango said the mine had been “nationalized.” »

Post-apartheid South Africa

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Sep 14, 2017 - 7:58:57 AM

Post-apartheid South Africa is failing the very people it says it liberated, a new study suggests. The study, “Poverty trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006 and 2015,” revealed a startling increase in poverty rates for post-apartheid Black South Africa. »

African women talk about important issues

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Aug 30, 2017 - 1:06:21 PM

In many African countries due to limited pre-natal care during pregnancy, limited health facilities, and midwives, especially in rural areas, pregnancy can be a “death sentence.” »

Israel diplomatic payoff masquerading as aid to Africa?

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Aug 23, 2017 - 6:27:53 PM

Israel is on a mission to strengthen its ties with Africa. Not only has it made efforts to gain observer status with the Ethiopian headquartered African Union, in October it will co-sponsor the “Africa-Israel Summit” in Togo. »

Death toll in Venezuelan unrest climbs

by Jorge Rueda and Christine Armario | Aug 2, 2017 - 12:50:33 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela - Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from months of unrest to 100 on July 27. »

UK police: Corporate manslaughter possible in tower fire

by | Aug 2, 2017 - 12:46:21 PM

LONDON — British police said Thursday they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. »

Venezuela vows to continue with new congress despite U.S. threats

by | Jul 26, 2017 - 10:23:24 PM

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to go ahead with its plans for a new congress despite the U.S.’ “brutal interventionist” threats of economic sanctions. »

U.S. created Daesh, allowed regional states to fund terror group: Nasrallah

by | Jul 18, 2017 - 5:02:03 PM

The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the U.S. created the Daesh terrorists (also known as ISIS) and gave regional states the green light to fund and support the Takfiri militant group. »


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