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A forgotten coup in the American heartland echoes Trump

The governor orders the National Guard to string barbed wire around the capitol building and take up defensive positions with machine guns. The Ku Klux Klan, after a campaign of terror against the governor’s supporters, calls for his ouster.

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Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol

The attack on the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 was shocking, but no one following right-wing activity on social media should have been surprised. The attempt by President Donald Trump’s far-right supporters to violently stop Congress from certifying the Electoral College vote and formalizing Joe Biden’s election victory was consistent with their openly expressed hopes and plans.

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CARICOM concerned over violent siege of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 6, 2021 -  The Chairman of  the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has commented on  the storming of the United States Capitol building by supporters of president Donald Trump in an effort to prvent President Elect Joe Biden from assuming the presidency on January 20.

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CUBA | US Government pile on more sanctions against Cuba

Washington, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The US government on Monday adopted new unilateral measures against Cuba by adding three companies from the Caribbean island to the OFAC list of specially designated citizens and blocked persons.

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UNITED STATES | Trump ready "to undermine American democracy in order to stay in power" says Bernie Sanders

WASHINGTON, DC September 24, 2020 - The Independent Senator from the State of Vermont, Bernie Sanders, on Thursday warned that the United States is in danger of losing its democracy as he painted a "nightmare" scenario in which if Donald Trump loses in November, he may refuse to accept the results and cast doubt on the legitimacy of the election placing American democracy in jeopardy.

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The politics behind how governments control coronavirus data

COVID-19 has affected almost every country around the globe. The World Health Organization has confirmed cases in 216 countries and territories, a total that represents more than 85 per cent of 251 entities recognized by the United Nations. Yet each government has responded differently to the coronavirus pandemic — including how data on the disease have been shared with each country’s citizens.

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  • Published in Health
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