The intense inner core is expected to pass near Dominica in the next few hours. Hurricane Maria has rapildy increased in strength to a major Catergory 4 hurricane as it closes on the Leeward islands. The eye of the storm is expected to pass close to Dominica in the coming hour or two, before heading towards the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. TeleSUR spoke to Dominican broadcaster Daryl Titre at 5:42pm, a little over two hours before Hurricane Maria was due to strike land. He
Brigades of the Ministry of Agriculture and Communal Services are working jointly in Havana to assist in recovery efforts. Cuban brigades and volunteers are continuing the arduous task of rebuilding after the damaging and deadly effects of Hurricane Irma, a historic tropical storm that left dozens dead and caused widespread damage. Meanwhile, Venezuelan Minister of Interior Nestor Luis Reverol Torres said that Venezuela has sent 10 tons of food, drinking water, medicines, mat
Here are just a few of the Trump administration actions that have come into my email box in the last few days. Click the titles to read more and take action. The Wilderness Society: The Trump Administration is Stealing YOUR Land The Nation: The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools CMD: Ambitious Effort to Attack Organized Workers & End Progressive Politics in America State Policy Network Attacks Public Sector Workers as Waters Rise in Tex
Hello RMG Fam. Today is #IndependentMediaMonday and our guest is a RMG favorite, Gilbert Mercier, Co-Founder/Co-Editor of News Junkie Post. Gilbert is the author of The Orwellian Empire and has written many compelling pieces over the years. Today's discussion was centered around two of his most recent essays: New Orleans a Decade after Katrina: ‘Waiting for Godot’ Courtesy of Disaster Capitalism and Mercier and Draitser Discuss Disaster Capitalism in Post Katrina New Orleans.
The Amazon, highland and coastal regions of Colombia have the highest rates of deforestation in the country. Illicit crops, mining, a lack of state regulation and little environmental protection are contributing to the rise in deforestation in Colombia, which rose 44 percent in 2016.
Deforestation in the South American country increased from 306,497 acres in 2015 to 441,322 acres in 2016, Semana Sostenible reported. The Colombian government's goal is to reduce the size of d