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Uganda’s Repressive NGO Act

By Amy Fallon KAMPALA, Uganda - Nearly two weeks after controversially winning a fifth term, it has emerged that Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has signed...

African Nations & Russia Protest UN Stamps on Gay, Lesbian Rights

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS - When the UN Postal Administration recently unveiled a set of six new commemorative stamps — as part of a...

Clinton takes on New York

By Nathan JamesDemocratic presidential front runner, former First Lady and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton was on the stump in her home state this week,...

Obama makes successful trip to Cuba

By Karanja Gaçuça In yet another historic first among many on this historic trip, President Barack Obama held a joint press conference with Cuban President Raúl...

Feds Mull Hate Crime Charges In Scalding Of Gay Couple

By Nathan James Attorney General Loretta Lynch has directed the Justice Department to look into filing hate crime charges against a Georgia man who attacked...

Obama in Cuba: the Reasons for His Trip

By Joaquín Roy MIAMI - At this stage of the process that began in December 2014 with the surprise announcement of the opening of relations...

Lesbian hip-hop duo from Havana fights homophobia with music

By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - According to Odaymara Cuesta from the lesbian Cuban hip-hop band Krudas Cubensi, there's a gay person in...

Movement to Transform Guantánamo into Ecological Center

Green Gitmo - A Science proposal for how Obama could redeem prison’s dark history On February 23, President Obama announced plans to close the notorious...

How Hollywood Beats Military Might in the Global Marketplace

Study reveals the economic value of “soft power” in international commerce Berkeley, CA - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY'S HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Pop culture assets like...

Clean Clothes – Fashion Free of Slave Labour in Argentina

By Fabiana Frayssinet BUENOS AIRES - In Argentina, there are now 20 brand names that guarantee that their garments are produced by workers in decent...