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August 20, 2019

“Bubbly Bob”, a modern day African and Caribbean success story

Kenyan leaders and members of the public are mourning the passing of Africa’s top CEO, as Marc Wadsworth, a regular visitor to the country, reports. Guyanese-born British businessman Bob...

'Environmental racism' alarms US activists

Roddy ScheerCampaigners have failed to prevent even more Hispanics and African-Americans living within two miles of hazardous waste facilities across America. According to a new report from the Environmental Justice Resource Centre at Clark Atlanta Univers ...

Ban 'blood diamonds' now say Amnesty

Charlotte BrowneHuman rights campaigners have targeted retailers in London's jewellery centre to warn them about the importance of not selling gems used to fund wars. Three years after an international agreement that outlawed the sale of so-called ' ...

Americans show they too oppose Iraq war

Thousands of American protesters have denounced the illegal invasion of Iraq as the conflict entered its fifth year. They raised their voices against internationally unpopular U.S. foreign policy and marched to the Pentagon in the footsteps of an epic de ...

Goa lets paedophile tourists off the hook

THE-LATEST - EXCLUSIVEArmstrong Vaz and Rupa SudraAn internationally popular Indian luxury holiday destination is increasingly gaining notoriety as a magnet for foreigners who commit child abuse while the authorities look the other way.And experts says the ...

Crimes Against Humanity - Who's Next?

Top Firm Forced To Remove 'Sambo' Logo

Deborah Hobson - EXCLUSIVEThe-Latest has helped win a David and Goliath victory over a giant Scandinavian food manufacturer who for a decade have stubbornly refused to remove a racist logo from one of their most popular products. Cloetta Fazer have just ...

'Iraq Is Bush's Vietnam'

Veteran anti-war American politician EDWARD KENNEDY spoke at the National Press Club last week about the radical resolution he is introducing in the US Senate that would get Congress to vote on President Bush's controversial 'surge' plan to sen ...

'Barbaric Inhumanity Drenched In False Justice'

Saddam Hussein's American-orchestrated execution by the puppet Iraqi regime was greeted with condemnation by many citizen journalists around the world. Here The-Latest gives a selection of some of the instant reactions on the internet.Absolute savager ...

Catholics Ponder The Unthinkable In Fight Against Virus

Dave Burke Roman Catholic opposition to the use of condoms has been thrust under the spotlight again this week after figures from the UN programme on HIV/AIDS showed that the killer virus has continued to spread at an alarming rate. UNAIDS estimate that 49 ...

'Sambo' Sweet Packets Attacked

Anti-racists campaigning against offensive imagery on the packets of one of Finland's most popular sweets have scored a double victory. Firstly, the largest Finnish community centre outside the Scandinavian country have banned the products. And, Britai ...

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