The African Union and the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) condemn the state of Denmark and its Social Democrat government for xenophobia.
U.S. media has called for a U.S. military intervention in Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. MintPress News spoke to Haitians to ask them what they think about a possible fourth U.S. military invasion of Haiti since 1915.
Having annihilated the island’s native people, the Europeans brought in African men and women who had been captured and enslaved. What unites the West Indian islands is not language and culture, but the wretchedness of slavery, rooted in an oppressive plantation economy.
Bolívar, now the head of the Republic of Gran Colombia (today’s Colombia and Venezuela), would not rest. He got on his horse and rode south towards Quito, where Spain’s forces remained and would eventually be defeated on May 24, 1822, at the battle of Pichincha.