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Increased Russian, Chinese Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington

Washington, D.C. Chinese military vessels are now patrolling the Northern Atlantic, and Russian submarines are prowling those same waters at a pace not seen since the end of the Cold War, the Navy’s top admiral told VOA in an exclusive interview. Navy Admiral John Richardson.   Photo: U.S. Department of Defense. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. […]

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VIDEO: Criminal Gangs in Guatemala Drive Many to Flee

Washington, D.C. Guatemalan Yeni González is one of the few mothers able to see their children after they were separated earlier this year under the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy when they tried to cross the southern U.S. border illegally. VOA’s Celia Mendoza reported last week when González traveled to New York to see her […]

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Cities in Flames; Haiti Orphans International Director Stranded

Phadoul Amisal, the first director of Orphans International Worldwide Haiti (link), hired in 2000 and trained in Indonesia following the Tsunami in 2004, was stranded in New York en route to Port-au-Prince as all flights into Haiti were cancelled Saturday night. U.S. Issues Warning to Americans in Haiti Marigot, Haiti. The U.S. State Department has called […]

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Trump: Deport ‘Illegal Immigrants’ Immediately with No Hearings

Washington, D.C. U.S. President Donald Trump called Sunday for immediately deporting illegal immigrants entering the United States with “no Judges or Court Cases.” Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo: Wikipedia/Gage Skidmore. In a string of Twitter comments, Trump declared, “We cannot allow all of these […]

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Trump’s Immigration Actions Could Shape Midterm Election

Washington, D.C. This week could turn out to be pivotal for the Trump White House as both major parties get ready for midterm congressional elections in November. President Donald Trump’s decision to reverse a policy of separating families coming across the U.S. southern border came in the wake of a political firestorm that fired up […]

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Peter Fonda Attacks Trump Family, Then Apologizes

Hollywood, CA. Easy Rider actor Peter Fonda, seemingly enraged watching children being ripped apart from their families because of Donald Trump policies on the Mexican border, tweeted a horrific Tweet today, since deleted, that the Secret Service is investigating. The actor later issued an apology for the tweet: “I went too far.” The anger, however, […]

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Children Separated from Parents Sob in Anguish at U.S. Border

Washington, D.C. The voices and faces of the Central American children separated from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico are now emerging, lending a heart-rending human element to the debate over President Donald Trump’s controversial “zero-tolerance policy” towards illegal immigrants. The world heard several desperate, crying children Monday on an audio recording released […]

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In Miami: Fighting Gentrification By Making Little Haiti Great Again

Miami, FL. On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood, tropical music fills the air as two friends sip from a freshly cut coconut outside the Caribbean Marketplace. Nearby, two men are savoring grilled meat and Jamaican patties with rice and peas. Farther down the sidewalk, on the weekly market day, a group […]

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Cardi B, Logic Grab Attention as VMAs Take on Immigration

Aretha Franklin Leaves a Powerful Civil Rights Legacy

Fox Restaurant Concepts Curating Culinary Devotees Across U.S.

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Mezé Greek Fusion Flying High in Downtown San Diego

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