International trade with Russia boomed this year, filling Moscow’s war chest — even as countries imposed sanctions after the Ukraine invasion.
Supporters of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva celebrated after officials confirmed that the leftist former leader will be Brazil’s president once again.
Brazil’s president has faced investigations that have been staved off or blocked so far given his presidential immunity. But that may now change of his defeat in Sunday’s election.
By DaQuan Lawrence, Special to the AFRO On Oct. 30, the Pit Fights Battle League will host its second Gubernatorial Battle Rap Debate. Two contenders have studied the platforms of Democratic nominee Wes Moore and Republican nominee, Del. Dan Cox (R-MD-04), and will face off against each other in a rap battle where they take
By SHANNON CLARK, Capital News Service WALDORF, Md. – It is a warm fall day in southern Maryland, and outside the Charles County Public Library, people are waiting. Carter Elliott, the communications guri, takes calls and monitors his phone. Volunteers stand outside the library in anticipation. A 45-foot long passenger bus sits alongside. Finally, the
by Karen Juanita Carrillo, Amsterdam News Across the country, Republican Party candidates have been pushing for poll watchers—self-deputized ‘election integrity’ enforcers—to be in attendance while people are voting during this year’s midterm elections. After former President Trump lost the 2020 presidential election, various GOP associates have helped promote the passage of state level anti-voter bills
By Matthew Daly, The Associated Press Nearly 400 school districts spanning all 50 states and Washington, D.C., along with several tribes and U.S. territories, are receiving roughly $1 billion in grants to purchase about 2,500 “clean” school buses under a new federal program. The Biden administration is making the grants available as part of a
By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO Most Mondays find pastors resting after their Sunday tasks of serving and leading their followers, but that is not the case now that early voting has started across Maryland. On the final Monday of the month, a group of clergy gathered at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore
By DaQuan Lawrence, Howard University News Service Burkina Faso recently experienced its second coup d’état this calendar year as Capt. Ibrahim Traore was sworn in as “Head of State, Supreme Head of the Armed Forces,” on Oct. 5. The transition comes after a group of officials, some of whom were aligned with the former leader
Brazil Elects Lula: Live Updates and Election Results The New York Times Brazil election: Lula triumphs over far-right incumbent Bolsonaro in stunning comeback The Guardian Personalities put to the test in Brazilian and Israeli elections Financial Times Lula is no more than a Brazilian Biden Al Jazeera English Lula vs Bolsonaro: The stakes for Brazil The Indian Express View Full