Tuesday February 21, 2017

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Fidel Castro Is Dead

Fidel Castro Is Dead

USNEWS – Thousands fled Cuba after he came to power, and relations between the U.S. and its island neighbor forever changed. In the streets of “Little Havana,” in Miami, Cuban-Americans are rejoicing. On the streets of old Havana, in Cuba, some are mourning. It’s a measure... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese in Canada Hold a Con...

South Sudanese in Canada Hold a Conference on Refugee Crisis

CBC NEWS – Majority of South who are resident in Canada are living in Alberta particularly Calgary and Edmonton. South Sudanese diaspora in Canada are struggling as they watch their home country drag into civil war. Nhial K. Wicleek is a country director for humanitarian that help INDPs... FULL STORY »

You are a Lucifer: Former House Spe...

You are a Lucifer: Former House Speaker Boehner calls Ted Cruz ‘Lucif...

USA ELECTION – US presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has been called “Lucifer in the flesh” by the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner. Mr Boehner, a fellow Republican, has also reportedly said he will not vote for Mr Cruz if he becomes the nominee. Their rift... FULL STORY »

The First SPLM-IO Convention in Can...

The First SPLM-IO Convention in Canada Took Place, February 28-March 1, 201...

CALGARY – Attended by 54 delegates from across Canada, the convention marked the first democratically elected office of the SPLM-IO in Canada. The participants of this important event had expressed excitement with lots of ululate. One of the themes adopted in this convention was  “a call... FULL STORY »

Also on Americas

UN Security Council Passes Sanctions Regime Against South Sudan

NEW YORK – The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday creating a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, hoping it will press rival... FULL STORY »

SECRETARY KERRY: Salva Kiir and Riek Machar Must Put the Interest of Their People Above Th...

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY March 2, 2015 Secretary Kerry on South Sudan Negotiations The warring parties in South Sudan must seize the current and final round of... FULL STORY »

Thousands in Calgary Protest Against President Salva Kiir

CALGARY – Demonstrators carry signs bearing slogans “Stop Genocide,” “Salva Kiir Must Go,” and “President Kiir Must Face ICC”. Thousands of people attended a demonstration... FULL STORY »

“Actions speak louder than words” – US told Marial Benjamin

WASHINGTON – A high level South Sudanese delegation to the United States were told that their actions must carry more weights than the nice words they are trying to convey to the... FULL STORY »

The High Profile Delegations from the SPLM under Dr. Machar Concl...

CALGARY – The City of Calgary has expeirenced one of the South Sudanese colourful events. In attendance were the Justic Minister Johnason Denis, acting Police Superintendent, MLA, Len Weber,... FULL STORY »

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