Humanitarian crisis

Lords of poverty …

Excuse me, friends, I must catch my jet I’m off to join the Development Set; My bags are packed, and I’ve had all my shots I have traveller’s checks and pills for the trots! The Development Set is bright and noble Our thoughts are deep and our vision global; Although […]

Hurricane Matthew kills 26, bears down on Bahamas, US

Source: ET PORT-AU-PRINCE/GUANTANAMO, CUBA:  Hurricane Matthew churned toward the Bahamas and Florida’s east coast on Wednesday after killing 26 people in Haiti and prompting the hard-hit country to postpone a long-awaited presidential election. The hurricane, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, whipped Cuba and Haiti with 140 mile-per-hour (230 kph) […]

It’s sad but true that in colonial times, our government was better at responding to human rights abuses abroad than it is now

Those we trust to represent us will not take up the battle against injustice these days because they are now too involved in the infliction of this injustice, albeit by proxy Robert Fisk @indyvoices Friday 5 August 2016 Yemen children waving national flags at rally in support of the Houthi rebels on […]