BLF congratulates Masisi and BDP on winning Botswana elections

Photo credit: AFP / Michele Spatari By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: Black First Land First (BLF) congratulates the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), for obtaining the majority vote of over 51% during the elections this week. We further salute Mokgweetsi Masisi on winning the …

Cuba boosts relations with Ireland, gives thanks for support against U.S. blockade

Photo credit: CubaSI By BO Staff Writer The Cuban President, Miguel Diaz-Canal, held high-level meetings during this week with Irish President Michael Higgins and Prime Minister Leo Veradkar to enhance bilateral relations between their countries, established two decades ago. The meetings were held during an official visit by the Cuban President to Ireland over two days which was concluded …

Congratulations to Evo Morales on winning Bolivia’s Presidency in 1st Round – BLF

Photo credit: Reuters By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: Black First Land First (BLF) congratulates Evo Morales, on winning the Bolivian presidential election with a 10-point lead of 46.86 % against the 36.73 % of the votes obtained by the U.S. sponsored opposition leader …

Alicia Alonso, Cuba’s Ballet Legend, Dies at Age 98

Alicia Alonso led the Cuba’s arts program under Fidel Castro’s communist rule. Photo credit: Jose Goitia / Associated Press 2000 Legendary Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso, who achieved global acclaim in the 1940s and went on to run the internationally renowned National Ballet of Cuba for decades, died on Thursday at age 98, local media said. “Alicia …

BLF salutes Kais Saied on winning the 2019 Tunisian presidential election

Photo credit: The Business Times By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: Black First Land First (BLF) congratulates Kaïs Saied, on winning the Tunisian presidential election runoff by an impressive 70% of the vote. We note that the failing Tunisian economy was a key factor …

Haiti: uprising heightens to end IMF measures & force President Moïse’s resignation

Photo credit: omegaworldnews By BO Staff Writer On Sunday thousands of protesters, led by Haitian musicians, marched in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, demanding the resignation of President Moïse. The march started in front of the Rex Theater in Champ de Mars, near the National Palace, and proceeded to Petion-Ville in close proximity to Moïse’s residence. Since …

BLF applauds Ecuadorean people for revoking Decree 883

Photo credit: The Observers By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: Black First Land First (BLF) congratulates the people of Ecuador in their victory over the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which repealed Decree 883 and thereby reversed the elimination of the fuel subsidy together with …