Category: Americas

Thousands of Haitians could face deportation as US ends ‘protected’ status

Some 59,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States will no longer receive protective status starting in 18 months, opening the door for their potential repatriation to their desperately poor home country. Haitian immigrants received Temporary Protected Status after a 2010 earthquake that devastated the already impoverished Caribbean nation. The mega-disaster killed more than 200,000 people,

Thousands of Haitians could face deportation as US ends ‘protected’ status

Some 59,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States will no longer receive protective status starting in 18 months, opening the door for their potential repatriation to their desperately poor home country. Haitian immigrants received Temporary Protected Status after a 2010 earthquake that devastated the already impoverished Caribbean nation. The mega-disaster killed more than 200,000 people,

Trump declares North Korea a ‘state sponsor of terror’

President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea back on America’s terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang’s support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader’s half brother in February. Trump said the designation as a state sponsor of terror was long overdue, and he promised a new wave of sanctions

Trump declares North Korea a ‘state sponsor of terror’

President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea back on America’s terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang’s support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader’s half brother in February. Trump said the designation as a state sponsor of terror was long overdue, and he promised a new wave of sanctions

Psychopathic cult killer Charles Manson dead in jail

Manson “died of natural causes at  3am Monday at a hospital in Kern County, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a brief statement. Debra Tate — the sister of Manson’s most famous victim, Sharon Tate — told celebrity website TMZ that she received a call from prison officials notifying her of Manson’s

Journalists caught in crossfire of US- Russia ‘foreign agent’ tit-for-tat war

The foreign agent issue reflects the growing tension between the US and Russia and could also damage Washington’s relations with Beijing. Rights campaigners are angry about the Russian decision, too. “Our first reaction is indignation, as we condemn this move in the strongest terms,” says Alexander Artemyev, of Amnesty International’s Moscow office. “We do consider

Journalists caught in crossfire of US- Russia ‘foreign agent’ tit-for-tat war

The foreign agent issue reflects the growing tension between the US and Russia and could also damage Washington’s relations with Beijing. Rights campaigners are angry about the Russian decision, too. “Our first reaction is indignation, as we condemn this move in the strongest terms,” says Alexander Artemyev, of Amnesty International’s Moscow office. “We do consider