Posts in category

Overdue


Retired Army Col. Ralph Puckett waited more than 70 years to receive the country’s highest honor for his valor in battle. And when he heard he would receive the Medal of Honor, he wondered why the White House would bother to give it to him. “I understand your first response to our organization of this …

The former director of Ofsted and the man who was previously responsible for all academies in England have both put their weight behind proposals to cut summer school holidays. Sir Michael Wilshaw, who was Ofsted’s chief inspector from 2012 to 2016, said the restructuring of the school year was “long overdue” and would be supported …

WASHINGTON – Before U.S. Representative Kai Kahele returned to Washington last week, he joined pro surfer Laird Hamilton for a boat trip down the Hanalei River in Kauai. Hamilton pointed to the invasive hau bush along the riverbanks and told the congressman about the heavy rains that are eroding the hills and inundating the roads, …

SUSSEX CO., Del. – For the first time in nearly 50 years, property taxes in Sussex County will be reassessed. “We’re really excited about this because it ensures that property rates are now going to be taxed at a level that is fair and resembles the true value of properties,” says a member of the …

During the Minneapolis cop, Derek Chauvin test Regarding the murder of George Floyd, the city has once again been brought to the forefront of national news. Last Sunday, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man, was shot dead by a white policeman. Wright was driving through the Minneapolis suburbs to Brooklyn Center when he was arrested …

In the late 1700s, some members of what are known as the Five Tribes – the Chickasaw, Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, and Seminole – enslaved black people. In addition to converting to Christianity and learning English, it was another way for native tribes to embrace white Euro-American culture. The adjacency of whiteness, and trying to become …

Progressives in Congress and human rights organizations on Friday hailed the Biden administration’s repeal of sanctions against the International Criminal Court imposed under former President Donald Trump in an attempt to put pressure on the tribunal on Friday based in The Hague so that it does not investigate alleged American and Israeli crimes. “This is …

Polynesian Panthers at a protest rally in the 1970s. Photo / John Miller A Pacific social justice movement calls on the New Zealand government to formally apologize for the dawn raids of the 1970s. The then Labor and national governments of the day authorized police raids on homes and workplaces in Pasifika to check over-stay …

Views : 729 Posted: Friday March 19, 2021. 7:50 PM CST. By Zoila Palma: On Thursday, March 18, Minister of National Defense and Border Security Florencio Marin unveiled one of several infrastructure developments at the Belize Defense Forces (BDF) headquarters in Price Barracks. Marin says his first priority was an inspection of all military installations …

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamian Taxi Union President Wesley Ferguson yesterday called on the government to address the “major” problem affecting the industry and to issue the new taxi plates as promised. Labor, Transport and Local Government Minister Dion Foulkes announced yesterday in the Senate that license plates for autonomous vehicles or SDs will now be …