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Last Hope for Chiakam Ali
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Last Hope for Chiakam Ali

Sudanese national Chiakam Ali began a hunger strike on 4th April in protest against his detention by UK authorities. Chiakam Ali has been held in detention since last January. He is being held in detention centres in the London area, firstly detained in Brook House before being moved to Harmondsworth […]

Venezuela & China, a new alliance
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Venezuela & China, a new alliance

Both countries are charting the road to the future, seeking new strategic alliances in areas such as food security, infrastructure and machine construction. Edilberto Méndez In building closer relations, the two governments began 2011 with intense joint work by their respective delegations. In that respect, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said […]

The Africa of VS Naipaul
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The Africa of VS Naipaul

Born in the Caribbean island of Trinidad in 1932 and a descendant of Indian migrants, this historian and Oxford graduate won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001. From his extensive travels around India, Africa, South America and the Caribbean, Naipau has created a work which examines the legacy of […]