News of the Americas

  • Who owns the land at Standing Rock? The top thing to know about DAPL
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    By James Edward Sved (Berek Dore and Anna Wilding contributed to this article) STANDING ROCK  SIOUX TERRITORY (Herald de Paris) —  US Army veterans numbering in the hundreds have been filtering onto the snow-swept plains at the construction site of the Dakota Access Pipeline, intent on shielding the Native American protesters from the militarized police.  At issue […]

  • Did a major publishing house plagiarize the title of a questionable new White House novel from another author?

    OP ED (Herald de Paris) —  I didn’t sleep with anyone at the White House like this girl, Beck Stein.  Similarly, I didn’t accept or presume little girl waves from the President were meant solely for me;  share athletic equipment with the POTUS, or make eyes at the leader of the western world.  I was there to do a job. It took grit, stamina, guts and patience – A lot of patience.  It also took an innate sense of non-partisanship, and an understanding of professional ethics.

  • Mexican Repatriation

    By Abraham Ruelas SAN FRANCISCO (Herald de Paris) —  The Mexican Repatriation of the 1930s was a far distant historical event for me until two years ago when my Uncle Ralph passed away on October 27, 2015. During the eulogy I learned that he, my grandparents, Severo and Guadalupe Guerra, and their four United States-born […]

  • French weekly magazines review 22 June 2018

    Football-mad France celebrates the football World Cup triumph of “Les Bleus”, but the “African origin” of several French superstars generates controversy and nauseous rhetoric in populist circles. Read More

  • French minister urges US to ‘see sense’ over trade tariffs

    French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday the European Union could not consider negotiating a free trade agreement with the United States without Washington first withdrawing its tariffs on steel and aluminum. Read More

  • French drug smuggler arrives home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

    A Frenchman who served 18 years in custody for smuggling drugs into Bali was expected to arrive home Sunday after he was deported in a case that sparked outrage in France over Indonesia’s tough narcotics laws. Read More

  • French drug smuggler arrives home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

    A Frenchman who served 18 years in custody for smuggling drugs into Bali was expected to arrive home Sunday after he was deported in a case that sparked outrage in France over Indonesia’s tough narcotics laws. Read More

  • SAUDI ARABIA: Oil producers’ moves to stabilize markets will fail – analysts

    0 The world’s top oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed on 16 February to freeze oil output at January levels in a bid to stabilize an oversupplied market. This is the conclusion of a meeting brokered by Qatar in Doha. Oil prices have been historically low over a period of several months at around […]