Juneteenth resonates with triumph, pain, past and present

The woman who opened the door brandished a hammer in one hand and a pickaxe in the other. Jamila Michener thought she had the right address a few years ago when she brought her two sons, then ages 8 and 5, to a children’s birthday party in Ithaca. When they …

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Bank of England gears up to act against ‘on fire’ UK property market

Admittedly, the latest mortgage figures do not yet seem too worrying. Mortgage loans and liabilities are growing rapidly – the former increased by more than 25% in the first quarter compared to the previous year and the latter by 15%. These are the fastest growth rates since 2007, just before …

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Tech-Fab Europe welcomes action against abandoned and subsidized GFF

15June 2009 Photo: Shutterstock Tech-Fab Europe, the European Union (EU) trade association for producers of fiberglass textiles (GFF), was recently mandated by the European Commission to counter avoidance of anti-dumping (AD) measures and existing anti-subsidy (AS). Welcomed the move. About EUGFF imports from China and Egypt imposed in April and …

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RM 7.6million contraband cigarettes seized in Johor

MERSING: Police uncovered a smuggling syndicate with the arrest of three suspects and the seizure of illicit cigarettes worth RM 7.6 million. State Police Chief Comm Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said that following reports of smuggling activities, a team of police, including from Maritime Police Region II, conducted an …

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Rural Ky. Needs more community health workers and medical school residents, say lawmakers and hospital officials – Winchester Sun

By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsImproving healthcare and health in rural Kentucky will require more people in the healthcare workforce, especially at the top and bottom of the salary scale, two key lawmakers and the one of the main hospital administrators in the state. Kentucky needs more healthcare workers overall because …

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School trip! Curfews for children and adolescents are in effect for Texarkana

When school is over for the summer, some kids may get a bit bored and get information about a lot of mischief and that’s when juvenile crime increases. Police departments on both sides of the state border in Texarkana and Wake Village want to remind children and their parents elsewhere …

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Human Trafficking on the Rise in Vietnam Amid Covid

Despite Vietnam’s borders being closed amid the pandemic, traffickers and smugglers have found new ways to transport people not only within the country but also across borders, they added. Michael Brosowski, co-founder of the Hanoi-based Blue Dragon Foundation, a child relief organization, said most of the trafficking cases he has …

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Why López Obrador’s Mexico is stable in protest-prone Latin America

As Latin American presidents battle a pandemic that has hit their people and economies harder than any other region, their unpopularity is something that unites them. Chilean Sebastián Piñera and Colombian Iván Duque have approval ratings of around 18 percent; Brazilian Jair Bolsonaro’s score is 24% and Argentinian Alberto Fernández’s …

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Assam police foil cattle smuggling attempt, shoot in self-defense: the Tribune India

Dhubri (Assam), June 13 Assam police fired in the air after being attacked by a group of cattle traffickers and rescued 30 cattle along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district, a senior officer said on Sunday. The incident happened on Saturday evening near Birshing Char (sand bar) on the Bangladesh …

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