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DIASPORA| DeVos excludes DACA recipients, foreign students from grants

Washington, DC, The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the United States illegally from receiving emergency college grants approved by Congress as part of nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package.

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Trump Administration Indicts Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro

WASHINGTON, DC, March 25, 2020 - The Trump administration has filed criminal charges against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and other government officials for what they claim as turning Venezuela into a narco-state by collaborating with a Colombian guerrilla group to exported tons of cocaine to the United States. They have offered a $15m reward for any information leading to Mr Maduro's arrest.

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Trump’s so-called Mideast ‘peace plan’ dispossesses Palestinians

Nothing is further from a peace effort than the plan that Israel and the Donald Trump administration have concocted for Palestine. Previous American administrations have all been pro-Israel, and they’ve made every effort to circumvent international law. But previous U.S. administrations have never formally challenged international law, and they considered the West Bank and Gaza occupied territories.

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CUBA | J'can groups condemn US economic blockage of Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 2019 - Two Jamaican organizations, the Jamaica Cuba Friendship Association (JCFA) and the Pan-African Federalist Movement of Jamaica have condemned, attempts by the United States of America, to asphyxiate the Cuban economy and bring untold hardship on its people by escalating the economic embargo via the Helms-Burton Act.

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US still sees Africa as important. But it must learn from past mistakes

In December last year the US National Security Advisor, John Bolton, gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, in which he outlined the Trump administration’s new Africa strategy. According to Bolton, the US now faces “great power competitors” – namely Russia and China.

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By not investigating the U.S. for war crimes, the International Criminal Court shows colonialism still thrives in international law

On April 5, the United States revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, for her attempts to open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by the U.S. in Afghanistan. A week later, judges at the ICC rejected Bensouda’s request to open a probe into U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.

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  • Published in Justice
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