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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed World Bank MD

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed World Bank MD

World Bank President, Robert Zoellick, recently announced the appointment of Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Bank’s Managing Director. (...)

| October 2007 | 28987 views

Claiming refugee status at the US-Canada border

Notice to persons in the US who wish to claim refugee status at the Canadian border. There is no “Special Program” for Haitians, Mexicans or (...)

| September 2007 | 1992 views

Naomi Klein's "Shock Doctrine"

Naomi Klein’s "Shock Doctrine"

Seven years after the publication of "No Logo" launched her career as a populist, anti-globalization guru, Canada’s Naomi Klein is back in bookstores (...)

| September 2007 | 793 views

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism!

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism!

In this first of his five-part article, Dr. Charles Quist-Adade, Sociology professor at Kwantlen University College, Surrey, B.C., Canada, sheds light on (...)

| August 2007 | 1174 views

Hi-Tech concerts for Planet Earth and 7-7-7

Hi-Tech concerts for Planet Earth and 7-7-7

By Abayomi Charles Roberts in Edmonton, Canada Saturday July 7, 2007 had a special meaning - bordering on superstition - to millions of people all over (...)

| July 2007 | 727 views

Plot to destroy Zim economy exposed

Plot to destroy Zim economy exposed

Shocking details of a major plot by the British and American governments to bring Zimbabwe’s economy down to its knees and incite an uprising against (...)

| July 2007 | 1617 views

Darkness Over Paradise to be Screened June 16

Darkness Over Paradise to be Screened June 16

Darkness Over Paradise is a documentary that was developed to expose the atrocities committed during the civil war in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Another (...)

| June 2007 | 4983 views

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 | 838 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 | 66323 views