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Brazilian Anti-Corruption Blogger Evany José Metzker Found Dead in Minas Gerais State

Brazilian Anti-Corruption Blogger Evany José Metzker Found Dead in Minas Gerais State

Brazilian anti-corruption blogger Evany José Metzker found dead near town of Padre Paraiso in Minas Gerais state. Evany José Metzker, a blogger who railed against government corruption, was found dead in Brazil on Wednesday. Police said Metzker’s decapitated body was found in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais. He had been […]

by Janet Shan· · Latin America
Damas Pakedeh, Ethiopian-Israeli Soldier Beaten by Cops, Meets with Netanyahu

Damas Pakedeh, Ethiopian-Israeli Soldier Beaten by Cops, Meets with Netanyahu

Ethiopian-Israeli soldier Damas Pakedeh beaten by cops meets with Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for unity against racism after meeting with Ethiopian Jews. This comes after a video of Ethiopian-Israeli soldier Damas Pakedeh being beaten by Israeli soldiers in unprovoked attack. The attack sparked protests, which turned violent on […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Middle East
Ethiopians Protest Police Brutality, Racist Attacks by Israeli Immigration Officers

Ethiopians Protest Police Brutality, Racist Attacks by Israeli Immigration Officers

Ethiopians protest police brutality, racist attacks in Israel Hundreds of Ethiopians marched in Jerusalem to protest the racist attacks rampant in Israel. The protests were sparked by a video which showed an Israeli of Ethiopian descent being attacked by Israeli immigration officials. In the first of two videos that surfaced […]

by Janet Shan· · Middle East
Boko Haram Militants Seize Lake Chad’s Karamga Island

Boko Haram Militants Seize Lake Chad’s Karamga Island

Islamic militants Boko Haram has seized the island of Karamga in Lake Chad from Niger’s army, killing “many” soldiers, Reuters reports.   Hundreds of armed fighters from the Islamic militant group aboard motorised canoes attacked the island of Karamga at dawn on Saturday, army and government sources said. “There were […]

by Janet Shan· · African News
Russian President Vladimir Putin Now Wants to Work With U.S.

Russian President Vladimir Putin Now Wants to Work With U.S.

Vladimir Putin now wants to work with U.S. because of common agenda Russian President Vladimir Putin now says he wants to work with the U.S. That comes two days after he blasted the U.S. of trying to dominate world affairs. I guess those sanctions are really hurting the Russian economy. […]

by Janet Shan· · European News
President Obama Dings Jamaica on Gay Rights During UWI Town Hall (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

President Obama Dings Jamaica on Gay Rights During UWI Town Hall

Jamaica gay rights President Obama dinged Jamaica on gay rights by singling out LGBT activist Angeline Jackson for standing up and no backing down in her fight for equality. That was a strategic jab at the island nation for it horrible record on gay rights. Obama singled Jackson out as one […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News
Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller Should Take Obama on Tour of Her Constituency

Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller Should Take Obama on Tour of Her Constituency

President Obama visits #Jamaica #ObamaVisit:  I will be the first to say, I beamed with joy when I heard President Obama’s plane had landed at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica, a short time ago. It is a historic visit. What I am upset about is the sanitization […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News
Robber Killed in Hanover Was Actually Police Officer Kemar Beckford

Robber Killed in Hanover Was Actually Police Officer Kemar Beckford

A robber killed in Hopewell, Hanover, early Sunday morning, was actually a police officer, identified as Kemar Beckford. Beckford was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer during an attempted robbery at a local bar. Kemar Beckford, 25, was stationed at Bethel Town, Westmoreland, the Jamaica Observer reports. Police recovered Beckford’s service […]

by Joy Blake· · Caribbean News
Shyheim Lewis, 12, Stabbed to Death in Class at Jamaican School

Shyheim Lewis, 12, Stabbed to Death in Class at Jamaican School

TRAGEDY:  Shyheim Lewis, 12, was stabbed to death by a classmate at Barrett Town All-Age School in St. James, Jamaica, on Monday. There are reports a fight allegedly broke out between the two over a seat. Lewis was stabbed in the neck. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Caribbean News
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Loses Election to Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Loses Election to Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has lost the election to opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari in tight election. He reportedly called to congratulate him on the victory. Buhari, a former military leader, is ahead by nearly three million votes, with results let to come from just three states.

by Janet Shan· · African News