Dec. 17 (GIN) – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an activist in the anti-apartheid struggle, said he was dismayed at the “blatant exclusion” of Afrikaners from last week’s memorial services for Nelson Mandela. He noted the absence of the Dutch Reformed Church and the limited use of the Afrikaans language at the services. It was a mainly Afrikaner party that introduced white minority rule, which Mr Mandela opposed. But after becoming…
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, CMC – Sweden’s Ambassador to the Caribbean, Claes Hammar says his country is looking forward to receiving an indication of demands from the the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Slavery Reparations Committee, as the region seeks reparation for the slave trade.
One year ago, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order ratifying the overwhelming victory Amendment 64, the nation’s first statewide vote to end marijuana prohibition.
by Dr. Boyce Watkins
Sir Richard Branson has spoken up and out against the War on Drugs in the United States. Branson recently noted that the policies are racist and represent a “war on black people.”
By David Freedlander
Forget decriminalization or medical marijuana. Bolstered by state ballot victories, top-tier contenders in 2014 are seeking full legalization, the drug’s highest-profile advocacy ever.
The lending agency will assist the Caribbean and other low-income countries in strengthening policy buffers against shocks and advance policies “to help achieve more inclusive growth going forward, with a particular focus on capacity building.”