Beijing tightens noose on Net

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- While the attention of the Western world has been diverted during the war on terrorism, China's government has continued to abuse the human rights of its citizens, limit more…

International community turns on Mugabe

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- It appears the political jig is up for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe. Leaders across the globe, including those considered friendly toward Zimbabwe, are speaking out against the dictator, more…

Africa's new bloodstained gems

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- While human slavery is a fact of life in African nations like Mauritania and Sudan, Tanzania now is emerging as the latest center for the exploitation of child more…

English waning in Big Apple

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- NEW YORK – It's official: Nearly half of residents in the Big Apple speak a language other than English when at home with their families. Census Bureau figures more…

Land-grab policy causes Zimbabwe famine

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- Although less than 25 years ago, Zimbabwe, then known as Rhodesia, was a net food exporter, the current policies of the nation's dictator, President Robert Mugabe, have produced more…

Tales of Mugabe's
rural cleansing

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- As Zimbabwe's dictator, Robert Mugabe, moves to seize up to 90 percent of white-owned farms in the country, one white female farmer recounts the violence and harassment Zimbabwean more…

China claims 'big victories' over rebels

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- The Chinese government is claiming "big victories" in its attempt to subdue separatist activities in the western part of the country. The rebels of Xinjiang are fighting for more…

Waging narco-war

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- With Afghanistan continuing to bear the brunt of Operation Enduring Freedom, its lucrative heroin production, observers say, will likely be transferred to another nation known for its international more…

UFOs, terrorism
and Alien Burgers

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- RACHEL, Nev. – About 100 miles outside of Las Vegas rests Rachel, a tiny dot in the middle of an arid, desolate desert owned by Uncle Sam, a more…

Faith-based investing
big on Wall Street

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- NEW YORK – As many Americans turn to religion for strength and direction in the wake of the terrorist attacks on the U.S., a related phenomenon enjoys unprecedented more…