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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 (...)

| May 2007 | 903 views

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 | 67543 views

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 (...)

| May 2007 | 723 views

Yahoo! teams up with Canada for U-20 World Cup

By Abayomi Charles Roberts in Edmonton “The Mexico edition in 1983 has had the largest accumulative audience registered at FIFA - 1, 155,160, according (...)

| April 2007 | 815 views

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 (...)

| April 2007 | 698 views

The Godfather of Soul’ - His Immortal Legacy

Commentary By Bankole Roland Marke. James Brown’s polyrhythmic funk earned him the accolade "Godfather of Soul," but he was not born with a silver (...)

| March 2007 | 762 views

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 (...)

| February 2007 | 1755 views

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 (...)

| February 2007 | 981 views

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 | 710 views

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 (...)

| September 2006 | 1922 views