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News24, South Africa's premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more.

News24, South Africa's premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more. | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
News24, South Africa's premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more.
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What the Alt-Right Really Means

What the Alt-Right Really Means | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The term, and the movement, may tell us something about how the country is changing.
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FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, sports, science, economics and lifestyle.
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Sustainable Development Goals – Are there Just too Many?, The Thought Show - BBC World Service

Sustainable Development Goals – Are there Just too Many?, The Thought Show - BBC World Service | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Eleri hosts lively chat, great music and daily advice, plus Mindboggler.
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Crime-infested St James could get two new police stations - Western News

Crime-infested St James could get two new police stations - Western News | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
MAROON TOWN, St James — The crime-fighting capabilities of the troubled St James Police Division are expected to be significantly boosted with an additional police station in Maroon Town, and possibly another in the Cornwall Courts Housing S
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The Racist Backlash Against Barack Obama Is What Brought Us Donald Trump

The Racist Backlash Against Barack Obama Is What Brought Us Donald Trump | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win,” goes the line attributed to Mahatma Gandhi. Typically, you’ll find
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In America, the art of doctoring is dying

In America, the art of doctoring is dying | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Physicians are now insulated from knowing too much about their patients.
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The Carnival of the Underworld – Trinidad’s Jamette Carnival

The Carnival of the Underworld – Trinidad’s Jamette Carnival | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The celebration of Carnival is synonymous with the twin island state of Trinidad and Tobago. This festival which was introduced by French settlers in 1783 has a long and unique history as it has been marked by various eras including that of the notorious Jamette Carnival. The era of the Jamette Carnival was characterised by…
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COMMENTARY: Something stinks in SVG

COMMENTARY: Something stinks in SVG | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Canouan is an island in the Grenadines Islands belonging to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It is a small island, measuring only 3.5 miles (5.6 km) by 1.25 miles (2 km). The population is about 1,700 people. A barrier reef runs along the Atlantic side of the island. The highest point on the island is [...]
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Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think

Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
By Johann Hari

Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned? Why are people still sent to prison for using or selling it?

Most of us assume it's because someone, som...
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High Commissions under scrutiny in Barbados and region | Caribbean News Now

Regional news from Caribbean News Now: The source for the latest news throughout the wider Caribbean
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The Blood of the Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights and Haitian History

The Blood of the Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights and Haitian History | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Yesterday, January 12, on the sixth anniversary of the 7.0 earthquake, Haitians mourned the countless lives lost. Among the many aftershocks they face is d
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Brexit’s Bitter Winners

Brexit’s Bitter Winners | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
An ugly, angry mood dominates Britain, where both the government and the opposition are in disarray.
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Watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s Climate Change Doc Online for Free

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s Climate Change Doc Online for Free | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
National Geographic announced Leonardo DiCaprio's climate change documentary, Before the Flood, will premiere across digital and streaming platforms Oct. 30.
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UK clamps down on CARICOM migrants

UK clamps down on CARICOM migrants | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
CARICOM nationals and other foreigners would no longer be able to take up jobs in the UK that Britons can do, while the number of migrants coming to Britain to work and study will be significantly reduced.
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Too much tourism

Too much tourism | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Too much tourism | A noted professor of economics has raised concern that Barbados’ heavy reliance on services, especially tourism, is hindering its…
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A History of St. Lucia From the Year 1501 - St. Lucia Times News

A History of St. Lucia From the Year 1501 - St. Lucia Times News | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
According to some, Saint Lucia was first inhabited sometime between 1000 and 500 BC by the Ciboney people, but there is not a lot of evidence of their pres
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Sex farms during slavery & the effimization of Black Men - RasTafari TV™ | 24/7 Strictly Conscious Multimedia Network

Sex farms during slavery & the effimization of Black Men - RasTafari TV™ | 24/7 Strictly Conscious Multimedia Network | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Did you know that during slavery the slave holders would buy male slaves to engage in forced homosexual sex acts?...
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15 Black Uprisings Against European and Arab Oppression They Won't Teach in Schools - Page 3 of 8 - Atlanta Black Star

15 Black Uprisings Against European and Arab Oppression They Won't Teach in Schools - Page 3 of 8 - Atlanta Black Star | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The First Maroon War In 1739, the Jamaican Maroons were the first enslaved Africans to win their freedom from European slave masters. During the First Maroon War, they fought and escaped slavery and established free communities in the mountainous interior of the island. For 76 years, there were periodic skirmishes between the British and the …
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Stumped - The West Indies Rebel Tours: Missionaries or mercenaries? - BBC World Service

Stumped - The West Indies Rebel Tours: Missionaries or mercenaries? - BBC World Service | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Lawrence Rowe on how the West Indies rebels have coped with life after the 1982-83 tour.
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Commentary: Chris Gayle, his remarks and our Caribbean self | Caribbean News Now

Regional news from Caribbean News Now: The source for the latest news throughout the wider Caribbean
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In Exile

In Exile | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Deportations and violence have driven tens of thousands of people of Haitian descent from their homes in the Dominican Republic — while the world is silent.
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