Malcolm Shabazz, Malcolm X’s grandson, killed in Mexico

A troubled soul. A troubled life. A troubled ending. Malcolm Shabazz, 29, succumbed in hospital to multiple injuries he suffered on Thursday. Mexico’s attorney general’s office said an investigation into the incident was under way. The US state department said that it was in contact with the family and offering appropriate assistance. Shabazz was discovered […]

A southern boom. Latin America ignites.

In the annals of geopolitical insults, few have been more sweeping than Richard Nixon’s admonition to a young Donald Rumsfeld as he pondered his future career. “Latin America doesn’t matter,” he offered. “People don’t give a damn about Latin America”. He said it in 1971. Would anyone in Washington dare say it again? If the […]