The continent's own elites, together with the West and now China, are still making Africans progressively poorer, thanks to the extraction of raw materials.
Mexico, Canada and the United States have serious problems with the emission of diverse pollutants.
Andre Vltchek paints a grim picture of Oceania, which has suffered tremendously at the hands of more "civilized" nations.
World attention through the early months of 2010 focused on the tiny hamlet of Henoko in Northern Okinawa as Prime Minister Hatoyama struggled to find a way to meet his (and the Democratic Party of Japan's) electoral commitment to see that no substitute for the existing Futenma Marine Air Station be constructed in Okinawa.
The Obama administration is tightening its sanctions against Iran -- but this is not a smart policy.