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Intern’l Video: Central America’s indigenous blacks gain a voice and presence in film

Intern’l Video: Central America’s indigenous blacks gain a voice and presence in film

LatinaLista — The story of the African slave trade in the early Americas has been well memorialized in countless books, stage plays and films. Yet, there is one incident of this dehumanizing chapter in global history that isn’t as well known. There was actually a group of Africans brought to the Americas who refused to

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Bogota firm releases design for landmine detecting shoe insert

By Taran Volckhausen Colombia Reports The Bogota-based Lemur Studio has released a product design for a wearable detector aimed at helping Colombia’s rural populations avoid landmines left hidden from over a half-century of armed conflict, Project Director Lorena Cardenas told Colombia Reports Monday. Colombia is one of 161 countries worldwide that bans the use of

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The Choke Point: The DEA Attacks ‘El Chapo’ in Chicago

By Charles Parkinson InSight Crime: Organized Crime in the Americas While Chicago battles a heroin epidemic, US law enforcement has focused its efforts on attacking the link between the street gangs running sales and their Mexican suppliers in the Sinaloa Cartel. The only problem: it’s the most difficult part of the chain to identify. Heroin

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