Weve been taken hostage: African migrants stranded in Mexico after Trump’s crackdown

Hundreds of migrants from Africa are stuck in Tapachula because of Mexicos willingness to bow to Trump and stem the flow of migrants Neh knew she was taking a risk when she got involved with English-language activists in mostly-Francophone Cameroon. She had no way of know that her decision would eventually force her to flee her country, fly halfway across the world and then set out on a 4,000-mile trek through dense jungle and across seven borders only to leave her stranded in southern Mexico, where her hopes of finding safety in the US were blocked by the Mexican governments efforts to placate Donald Trumps anti-migrant rage. It is just too much, sobbed Neh,at a protest camp set up by …

US women’s team sues US Soccer over ‘institutionalized gender discrimination’

The reigning world champions are seeking equal pay with their male counterparts, who failed to reach the 2018 World Cup All 28 current members of the United States womens soccer team have filed a lawsuit against their own governing body alleging years of institutionalized gender discrimination. The team, who are the reigning world champions, are seeking equal pay with their male counterparts, who failed to reach the 2018 World Cup. The lawsuit, which was filed in a federal court in Los Angeles on Friday, seeks equal pay and treatment, in addition to damages including back pay. The group, which includes some of the best players in the world such as Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd, are also seeking …

The Handmaids Tale comes to life in Alabama. Women must heed the warning | Zoe Williams

The indictment of Marshae Jones for the manslaughter of her unborn child shows that misogyny is now state law, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams Marshae Jones was five months pregnant when another woman, Ebony Jemison, shot her in the stomach, in an Alabama town called Pleasant Grove. The 27-year-old Jones survived but the foetus, hit by the bullet, did not. Jemison successfully pleaded self-defence, since her gun was drawn in the middle of a fight that Jones reportedly started and was winning according to an unnamed police source until the gun was fired. Since the shooter was exonerated, it seems odd still to be preoccupied with who started the fight. But this is one of two key elements in the …

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn’t prepared for

Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive them At a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl from Guatemala. She was in a wheelchair and she held her tiny one-month-old daughter, who was swaddled in a gray sweatshirt so dirty it was almost black. The mother said she had an emergency C-section in Mexico at eight months pregnant. She was in so much pain she couldnt stand, she said, yet US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), the agency in charge of screening and processing migrants, …

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name fourth child Psalm

Reality TV star and musician blessed beyond measure with arrival of baby boy Kim Kardashian West and her husband, the musician Kanye West, have named their new child Psalm after its recent birth via surrogate. Kardashian West posted a picture of the boy on social media with the caption Psalm West. The picture was accompanied by a message that read: Beautiful Mothers Day. With the arrival of our fourth child. We are blessed beyond measure. We have everything we need. pic.twitter.com/F0elQd1cJq Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Baby cut from mother’s womb in fetal abduction opens eyes in hospital

The infant, taken alive from 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was reunited with his father in hospital but remains in grave condition A baby that was cut from his mothers womb by attackers who fetal abduction, was later reunited with his father in hospital but remains in grave condition. The babys father, Yovany Lopez, held his tiny son in his arms on Sunday, in a picture taken by a student pastor, Celia Garcia, who posted it to Facebook. We were just praying and praying, and he opened his eyes, and his dad said: Oh my God, he opened his eyes! Garcia, who is assisting the family, told CNN. Weve been blessed, although this is a really bad tragedy, theyre such a loving …

His wife died in combat. His daughter is American. And yet Ice targeted him

Gonzalez Carranza was once permitted to live and work in the US but his future is uncertain as Trump pushes to deport non-criminal immigrants like him On a warm April morning in the Arizona desert, Jose Gonzalez Carranza, a thickset man with a slight lisp, a crooked smile and an intricate tattoo of a hundred-dollar bill creeping across his left hand, sits at his kitchen table trying to unpack whats happened to him. Gonzalez Carranza, 30, the Gold Star immigrant dad who made overworked immigration agents may have led to his deportation even though he had a legal stay from removal. Now hes dealing with the fallout and hes gone from a man who was just getting his footing in …