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Black Poet Wins Prestigious Award

Black Poet Wins Prestigious Award

By Jeffrey Thomas USINFO Staff Writer Black poet Lucille Clifton(photo) has won the 2007 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of the most prestigious honors (...)

| May 2007 | 811 views

The World's Most Repressive Regimes

The World’s Most Repressive Regimes

Freedom House PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE World’s Most Repressive Regimes Resistant to Change Sudan, North Korea and Uzbekistan are (...)

| May 2007 | 64692 views

Today is World Press Freedom Day

Today is World Press Freedom Day

IFJ(International Federation of Journalists) Africa statement on the World Press Freedom Day. May 3, 2007. Impunity should no longer be tolerated when a (...)

| May 2007 | 640 views

Bank Staff Asks Wolfowitz to Resign

Bank Staff Asks Wolfowitz to Resign

By Jeannine Aversa. World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz(photo) acknowledged Thursday that he erred in helping a close female friend get transferred (...)

| April 2007 | 614 views

Real Madrid recalls David Beckham

Real Madrid recalls David Beckham

By A.C.Roberts. Spanish soccer giants, Real Madrid FC, have recalled former Manchester United and England hit man, David Beckham, ostensibly to help their (...)

| February 2007 | 1677 views

FIFA Fiesta: Canada hosts the World again

FIFA Fiesta: Canada hosts the World again

By Abayomi Charles Roberts in Edmonton Canada beat Brazil 2-1 last year, here in Edmonton. The only time Canada has defeated Brazil in soccer, it was the (...)

| February 2007 | 887 views

Nuclear Weapons: The Doomsday Advances

Nuclear Weapons: The Doomsday Advances

The world is now two minutes closer to a destructive nuclear war. At least that is the view of a group of prominent scientists from Europe and North (...)

| January 2007 | 631 views

Joseph 'Culture' Hill laid to rest

Joseph ’Culture’ Hill laid to rest

By: Claude Mills Photo By: Sista Irie The rows of empty pews spoke volumes about the scant regard that most Jamaicans appeared to convey towards an icon (...)

| September 2006 | 1531 views