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Intiaanipäällikkö-Juti rillaa - "Mahtava loppu"

Juti on komea ilmestys intiaaniasussa.<p>Suomen jääkiekkomaajoukkueen joukkueenjohtaja esiintyy Lidl-myymäläketjun tv-mainoksessa mahtavaan …

Buried Secrets

How an Israeli billionaire wrested control of one of Africa’s biggest prizes.<p>One of the world’s largest known deposits of untapped iron ore is buried inside a great, forested mountain range in the tiny West African republic of Guinea. In the country’s southeast highlands, far from any city or major …

India's tea firms urged to act on slave trafficking after girls freed

Slave traders took girls as young as 11 from an Indian plantation that supplies tea to Tetley and sold them on to a life of abuse as domestic servants, an investigation has revealed.<p>The girls were taken from the Nahorani estate in Assam, owned by a consortium that includes Tetley's parent company, …

What We Can Learn About Africa and the Middle East Today from the Colonialization Experience of Canadian Aboriginals

Taiaiake Alfred, the world’s foremost expert on the effects of colonization on indigenous peoples, speaks about the ongoing anger felt by people who …

Cholera epidemic in Haiti 'poses major threat to Latin America and Caribbean'

Haiti needs a "Marshall plan" for water and sanitation to quell a cholera epidemic which poses a major threat to the Caribbean and Latin America, according to the UN assistant secretary general.<p>Pedro Medrano Rojas, who is co-ordinating the response in Haiti, is visiting European capitals this week …

Postcolonial Studies and the Discourse of Foucault: Survey of a Field of Problematization | Nichols | Foucault Studies

This paper presents a critical survey of the use and interpretation of the work of Michel Foucault in the field of postcolonial studies. The paper …

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Shipwreck Shines Light on Historic Shift in Slave Trade

A longer route from Africa to South America brought cheaper captives and less competition, but greater risks.<p>In December 1794, Portuguese slave traders on the east coast of Africa outfitted their vessel for a daunting voyage. The 7,000-mile, months-long journey from Mozambique round the turbulent …

If you 'just got back' to Africa, mind you don't sound like a colonial

Africans returning home after time abroad should realise that the continent doesn't welcome Victorian-style arrogance<p>"I just got back." It's a phrase that's said to pepper the conversations of Nigerians who have returned home to live and work. When confronted with the erratic power supply, or the …

Is Haiti Backsliding Into Dictatorship?

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Dozens of janitors, security guards, and legislative staffers milled about in the makeshift courtyard, a patch of brown-green …