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Archive for December 15th, 2016

Will UNHRC live up to its commitments to Sri Lanka?

AP photo   By Thambu Kanagasabai Sri Lanka became a member of the United Nations in 1955, bound with obligations to observe the provisions of the United Nations and other United Nations Conventions, and as a member of the Human Rights Council.

Treason added to charges for tribal king Mumbere in Uganda

AFP photo   By Gloria Nakiyimba The Omusinga of the Rwenzururu Kingdom Charles Wesley Mumbere has been charged with treason. The tribal king of the Rwenzururu people in the Rwenzori Mountain region in western Uganda appeared at the magistrate court in the eastern town of Jinja on Wednesday.

Poetry

Glen Hunt   By Eaton Jackson

Synchronicity and propriety

Edward Hopper   By Hazel Speed I was preparing to go for a hospital appointment, one which had been put back about three times due to the Doctors’ strike. This is said from the perspective of why the detail herein below is even more synchronistic, as the delays regarding my appointment had a feel that […]

The Third Border

By Ricardo Swire Caribbean nations’ importance as the US “third border” is often overlooked. America and Canada depend on law enforcement cooperation in illegal drug trafficking, migrant smuggling and financial crimes that threaten both foreign and regional security interests.

Fiction: The Bandit

Ullstein Bild/AFP   By Onawale Femi Simeon

QRC Okoyong, Cameroon celebrates its diamond jubilee

By Joseph Besong Queen of the Holy Rosary College (QRC) Okoyong was the first girls’ secondary school in Cameroon. QRC Okoyong was created by the Missionary sisters of Holy Rosary from Ireland in 1956. During this time the place of the female child in Cameroon was the kitchen while their male counterpart went to school […]

Poetry

Evan Sharboneau   By Michael T. Bee