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U.S. Carpenters centre hosts first-ever scaffolding conference
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U.S. Carpenters centre hosts first-ever scaffolding conference

For members of Carpenters unions and affiliated contractors across Ontario, a winter getaway to the centre (UBC) in Las Vegas in mid-February was rewarding for more than the sunny, warm weather. That is because the UBC held its first-ever ... Daily Commercial News, 1 month ago
Eurasia Review

Qatar labour controversy becomes part of Gulf dispute over Muslim Brotherhood

By James M. Dorsey Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar because of its support of the Muslim Brotherhood have expanded to exploit criticism of labour conditions in the Gulf state in advance of the 2022 World Cup. Arab trade unions and ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
Indian Express

The Books of Exodus

Newly arrived labourers from India in Trinidad. A fresh wavelet of diasporic literature is upon us. Gaiutra Bahadur's Coolie Woman, released a couple of months ago, tells the story of Indian women shipped out of Calcutta, often on false pretences, ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Special Broadcasting Service

South Sea Islanders target funding numbers game

South Sea Islanders met in Brisbane last year to set up a national body on 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first labourers (SBS S Armbruster) Australian South Sea Islanders are meeting in Queensland to decide on how they should be ...
 Special Broadcasting Service3 weeks ago
Abu Dhabi National

Rare 1856 stamp up for auction at Sotheby's

It doesn't look like much — a dirty, inch-wide scrap of paper, the colour of dried blood, with the words printed upon it barely legible. But when it goes under the hammer at Sotheby's in New York on June 17, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent ...
 Abu Dhabi National3 days ago
Press Gazette

Peter John Steele

; Died: April 7, 2014. Peter Steele, who has died at his home in Cullen aged 72, was a journalist who combined a mastery of his craft with an unshakeable integrity, generosity of spirit and a ready kindness. Loading article content His natural ...
 Herald Scotland4 days ago 'One of nature's gentlemen': Peter Steele obituary  Press Gazette1 week ago

Hindu Organisation Aims For Common Vision

Delegates draw from rich history to inspire future developments SHEIK DEAN Nadi Since its inception, the Vishva Hindu Parishad (Fiji) has undertaken a number of challenging projects helping the Fijian community irrespective of their religious ...
 Fiji Sun6 days ago Hinduism And Nevis  The St Kitts and Nevis Observer1 month ago
Special Broadcasting Service

South Sea Islanders unite for cyclone-hit Solomons

Solomon Islanders walk through their flood-hit streets (Kim Litera/Solomon Islands Photographers) Australia's South Sea Island community is appealing for clothing and household items for Solomon Islanders left with nothing after last week's ...
 Special Broadcasting Service1 week ago South Sea Islanders unite for flood-hit Solomons  Special Broadcasting Service1 week ago South Sea Islanders unite for storm-hit Solomons  Special Broadcasting Service1 week ago Pacific region a victim of Australian colonial interests  Green Left Weekly1 month ago

David Cameron should allow the human rights of the Chagossians

David Cameron's photo opportunity in Jaffna with a group of Tamil people during his visit to Sri Lanka back in November 2013 was cynically orchestrated to show bogus credentials to the world as a global human rights defender. Such deceptions ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago
Press Gazette

Intrepid reporter and agency boss Peter Steele dies aged 71

When Turkish paratroopers invaded Cyprus following the overthrow of its President, Archbishop Makarios, in 1974, intrepid news reporter Peter Steele was one of the first to greet them. A Sandhurst-trained English speaking colonel provided ...
 Press Gazette1 week ago
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