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CICBD Praised for Small Business Expo

The Cayman Islands Centre for Business Development (CICBD), in the Ministry of Investment, Innovation and Social Development, has been praised for the successful staging of its inaugural Small Business Expo, which was held at the Marriott Resort last Thursday. The…

More than 100 killed in wedding fire in northern Iraq

At least 100 dead in Nineveh wedding fire From BBC Summary For more on this story and video go to: BBC

Are we living through a de-dollarization?

By Justin Podur AUTHOR BIO: This article was produced by Globetrotter. Justin Podur is a Toronto-based writer. You can find him on his website at and on Twitter @justinpodur. He teaches at York University in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change. SOURCE: Globetrotter…

The bewildering vote in Chile that rejected a new constitution

By Taroa Zúñiga Silva and Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter On September 4, 2022, more than 13 million Chileans—out of a voting-eligible population of approximately 15 million—voted on a proposal to introduce a new constitution in the country. As early as March, pollsbegan…

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The most important election in the Americas is in Brazil

By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter Former Brazilian President Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) runs about on stage at the Latin America Memorial in São Paulo. He was there on August 22, 2022, speaking at a book launch…

Cuba should be removed from the U.S. List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

By Roger Waters, Vijay Prashad and Manolo de los Santos / Globetrotter The United States maintains a list of countries that it considers as “state sponsors of terrorism.” There are currently four countries on that list: Cuba, North Korea, Iran and Syria….

How Cuba is eradicating child mortality and banishing the diseases of the poor

To move from 59 infant deaths out of every 1,000 live births to no infant deaths in the matter of a few decades is an extraordinary feat. By Vijay Prashad and Manolo de los Santos / Globetrotter Palpite, Cuba, is…

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Why don’t we treat all refugees as though they were Ukrainian?

Masses of refugees from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and elsewhere have faced racially motivated hostility in Europe. Now, Ukraine’s refugee crisis is revealing Western double standards. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute It was inevitable that when brown-skinned…

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Tension rising in Iraq after Assassination Attempt on Prime Minister

From VOANews BAGHDAD —  The failed assassination attempt against Iraq’s prime minister at his residence on Sunday has raised tensions following last month’s parliamentary elections where the Iran-backed militias were the biggest losers. Helicopters circled in the Baghdad skies throughout…

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Qasem Soleimani: Iran vows ‘severe revenge’ for top general’s death

From BBC Iran’s supreme leader has vowed “severe revenge” on those responsible for the death of top military commander Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani was killed by an air strike at Baghdad airport early on Friday ordered by US President Donald Trump….