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The Africans
African Continent
155 million
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The Brazilians
105 million
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The Americans
United States
46 million
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The Haitians
10 million
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The Colombians
5 million
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The French
5 million
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The Displaced Refugees
African Continent
3.5 million
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The Venezuelans
3 million
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The Jamaicans
3 million
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The British
United Kingdom
3 million
[ Haiti ]
8 million
African Descended Haitians
Expected to Experience Deadly Starvation in 2020
Threatened by food and water shortages, the very existence of the people of Haiti is in peril. The crisis created by the 2010 earthquake has been unending --- 220,000 deaths, 4,000 amputees, one million left homeless; over 9,000 deaths due to cholera, 1,000 in recent hurricanes, travel links have been broken, crops have been damaged. All of these events over the past decade have worn miserably against the people of Haiti.

Out of all the hardship that the millions have faced, all that they have in response to their barely living condition is protest. And it is their protest that is causing them to be blamed for their near starving condition and lack of humanitarian aid received. Those in a position to intervene in the crisis are informing the world that the "violent" protest of the people is the cause of their lack of access to much needed aid. No consideration is given to the intensely painful nature of the reality that they endure.

[ Community ]
[ United States ]
Knowledge Trees
2018: The Collapse of the American Empire?
2020: How to Hide an Empireā€: Daniel Immerwahr on the History of the Greater United States
Messaging vs Information
Even in Times of Life-Threatening Crisis
This is absolutely not "news". With all hope and prayer it is hoped that Americans will not just allow themselves to be continually and simply "handled".

Gaslighting 101: All Hands on Deck
Misinform and Manipulate to Control Thoughts and Beliefs about Coronavirus: (1) The media is a MOB. (2) Coronavirus is the common flu, not a pandemic. (3) Nothing to be concerned about here. (4) National LEFT-WING MEDIA playing up fears (5) Only a few dozen cases, so there is absolutely nothing to be concerned about (6) It's a virus, no more deadly than the flu, (7) Doctor: It can never be any more worse than the flu, (8) It's the flu for God's sake, (9) [the rest of media] not reporting actual facts, (10) Don't be afraid of the Coronavirus, (11) It's difficult to contract the virus, (12) It's much milder than being reported, (13) This is the safest time for social engagement, an especially good time to fly, (14) Member of Congress: It's a great time to gather up the family for an outing, (15) DO NOT BE AFRAID -- shake hands, socialize, (16) U.S. Director of Economic Policy: We have nearly air-tight containment of this "virus problem", (17) Counselor to the President: IT. IS. CONTAINED. -- Can you prove that it is not being contained?, (18) The President: One day it will just disappear... like a miracle.
Content of the Decade
Perfectly and succinctly captures the hypocrisy, demagoguery, vileness, and brazen pettiness that is America media, highlighting the evolution of what was once regarded as "news".
Executive Power
February 2, 2020
Economy of the Nigerian People Suffers
U.S. Bans Citizens of 4 African Nations from Entering upon the Continent & Territories
Signaling its humanitarian policy, the administration of the United States expanded its immigration ban to include East African countries: (1) [Sudan], (2) Tanzania, and (3) [Eritrea], as well as (4) Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation located in West Africa. Over a quarter billion African people are affected by the new version of the ban.

The initial ban, of 2017, was put into effect to restrict the spread of "radical Islamic terrorists", but now targets those affected by humanitarian crisis, while attempting to break Africa's strongest economy.
[ Africa ]
East Africa: Impacted by Nature
January 31, 2020
Worst Locust Swarm in Decades
Billions of Locusts Infest East Africa
Millions Threatened with Starvation
Mass swarms of desert locusts, in the billions, have over taken eastern Africa and southwest Asia --- livelihoods and foods supplies are threatened. Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia have already experienced the destruction of tens of thousands of hectares of farmland. Other countries at risk are [South Sudan], Uganda, and [Eritrea]. Millions of Africans face potential starvation from famine.
Congo: Plagues & Disease
January 28, 2020
Congo West Africa: Ongoing Ebola Virus Crisis
The current ebola outbreak, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has been ongoing for over 1-1/2 years, since August 2018. The current outbreak has claimed over 2,000 lives. The 2014 - 2015 outbreak claimed 11,000 lives. In July 2019 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern".

As of October 2019, the virus is considered "significantly contained", even though the outbreak is ongoing, with cross-border population flow into the areas of Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi and Uganda.

Ebola is a virus that causes problems with how your blood clots. The clotting problems lead to internal bleeding, as blood leaks from small blood vessels in your body. It is spread by animal or insect bites or stings, blood products (including unclean needles), saliva (kissing or shared drinks), or by touching a contaminated surface (blanket or doorknob).
Our World
Science & Technology
21st Century Robotics
October 8, 2019, USA
Human beings are designed to make choices, and as shown by the many examples in the Bible, some things are difficult to process as truth, no matter what's said, who says, or how often. RIP Joshua.