Frances Martel

Frances Martel

Articles by Frances Martel

Over 800 U.S.-Bound Haitians Accidentally Land in Cuba

A marine vessel carrying 842 Haitian migrants en route to the United States accidentally landed in Villa Clara, Cuba, on Tuesday, baffling locals in a country enduring its own mass exodus, the independent outlet Cubanet reported on Wednesday.

Haitian migrants wait to be processed and receive medical attention at a tourist campground in Sierra Morena, in the Villa Clara province of Cuba, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. A vessel carrying more than 800 Haitians trying to reach the United States wound up instead on the coast of central Cuba, …

Seoul Says North Korea Launched ICBM, Is Testing Nuclear Detonator

South Korean military officials told reporters on Wednesday that one of three missiles launched by the communist regime in North Korea that day was likely the Hwasong-17, the most advanced of Pyongyang’s intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).

People watch a TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch with file footage, at a train station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. North Korea launched three ballistic missiles toward the sea on Wednesday, its neighbors said, hours after President Joe Biden wrapped …

China Brandishes ‘Shotguns’ at U.S. over Taiwan Less than a Month After CA Church Shooting

The Chinese Foreign Ministry warned America on Tuesday it would “welcome with shotguns” and “jackals” anyone seeking to support Taiwan. The threat came a day after President Joe Biden claimed America had a “commitment” to defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion and less than a month after a man opened fire on a Taiwanese church group in California, allegedly driven by Chinese nationalist “hate.”

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Brazil Ends Coronavirus Emergency as W.H.O. Insists Pandemic Is ‘Not Over’

The Ministry of Health of Brazil announced on Sunday that it would officially end the public health emergency in the country caused by the Chinese coronavirus pandemic – the same day World Health Organization (W.H.O.) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus insisted that the pandemic was nowhere near ending.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 20: Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro sits with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a bilateral meeting at the UK diplomatic residence on September 20, 2021, in New York City.

Communists Ban Cubans from Celebrating Their Own Independence Day

The Communist Party of Cuba preemptively arrested a human rights activist, Agustín López Canino, to prevent him from attending an event he attempted to organize to celebrate Cuba’s independence day. May 20, 2022, marks 120 years since the authentic Cuban Revolution

People rally in front of Versailles, a Cuban restaurant in the Little Havana neighborhood, in support of the protests in Cuba on July 11, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Thousands took to the streets across Cuba to protest pandemic restrictions, the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations and the Cuban government. (Photo by …

Venezuelan Dictator Nicolás Maduro Says He Wants U.S. Visa for NYC Salsa Festival

Venezuelan socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro said during a radio broadcast on Thursday that he was applying for a U.S. visa to attend a salsa music festival in New York City next month, omitting that the U.S. government has not only sanctioned him but is offering up to $15 million for information leading to his arrest on charges of drug trafficking.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores (R) dance during celebrations in the framework of the "Youth Day" at the Bolivar Square in Caracas, Venezuela on February 12, 2019. - Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido told tens of thousands of supporters on Tuesday that desperately-needed humanitarian aid would …

China Resumes Taiwan Threats Less than a Week After CA Chinese Nationalist Shooting

Multiple top Chinese diplomats threatened that America would “pay the price” if it continued to support the government of Taiwan and said that accepting the existence of a Taiwanese state would lead to “dangerous situations” – less than a week after a suspected Chinese nationalist opened fire at a Taiwanese church luncheon in California.

Russia-Ukraine-War-United States-China Chinese foreign policy adviser Yang Jiechi, speaks at the opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska, March 18, 2021. President Biden is sending his national security adviser for talks with a senior Chinese official in Rome on Monday, March 14, 2022. The …

North Korea Claims over 1 Million Coronavirus Cases in Less than a Month

The government of North Korea announced that it had documented 1,213,550 cases of “fever” in the country, referring to Chinese coronavirus, between “late April” and Monday, an astonishing number given that the communist regime had claimed not to identify a single case of the disease before last week.

Students of the Pyongyang Jang Chol Gu University of Commerce undergo temperature checks before entering the campus, as part of preventative measures against Covid-19, in Pyongyang on August 11, 2021. (Photo by KIM Won Jin / AFP) (Photo by KIM WON JIN/AFP via Getty Images)

China Announces Slow Lifting of Brutal Shanghai Lockdown

Shanghai officials announced in a press conference on Sunday that they would begin to lift the month-long total lockdown of China’s largest city “in phases,” claiming only some businesses would enjoy the right to function and leaving open the possibility for a renewed mass house arrest order at any time.

Shanghai Lockdown

The Breitbart Guide to the Best and Worst of Eurovision 2022

The European continent – and Australia, for some reason – are preparing to crown the winner on Saturday of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, a pop song extravaganza invented as an alternative to World War III.

Kalush Orchestra from Ukraine perform at the Eurovision Village in Turin, Italy, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Walmart Is Shipping Baby Formula from Wyoming to New Jersey to Fill Demand

A Walmart customer service representative confirmed to this Breitbart News reporter that an order of Enfamil brand infant formula was shipped out of Cheyenne, Wyoming, to North Bergen, New Jersey, “due to the unavailability of the item at the nearest fulfillment center in your area.”

ROGERS, AR - MAY 31: A Walmart associate unloads a truck at a Walmart Supercenter during the annual shareholders meeting event on May 31, 2018 in Rogers, Arkansas. The shareholders week brings together thousands of shareholders and associates from around the world to meet at the company's global headquarters. (Photo …

China Censors Photos of Tedros After W.H.O. Chief Condemns Lockdowns

China’s government-controlled social media outlet Weibo began censoring the official United Nations account and banning users from publishing comments by World Health Organization (W.H.O.) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday – and reportedly censoring photos of top official – after Tedros called China’s coronavirus lockdown policy “unsustainable.”

FILE - World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus waves as he arrives for a meeting of G20 finance and health ministers at the Salone delle Fontane (Hall of Fountains) in Rome, Oct. 29, 2021. The World Health Organization on Wednesday, Dec. 29 the number of COVID-19 cases recorded worldwide increased …

Afghan Women Protest Taliban Burqa Edict

A group of women identifying themselves as members of an anti-jihadist collective known as the “Justice and Freedom Movement” organized a protest on Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan, against a Taliban decree passed over the weekend mandating women cover their faces in public.

Members of Afghanistan's Powerful Women Movement, take part in a protest in Kabul on May 10, 2022. - About a dozen women chanting "burqa is not my hijab" protested in the Afghan capital on May 10 against the Taliban's order for women to cover fully in public, including their faces. …

Sri Lanka: President Tweets as Mobs Burn 50+ Homes of Ruling Politicians

Local news outlets in Sri Lanka documented the destruction of over 50 homes and other properties belonging to government ministers and members of Parliament – including at least four tied to the ruling Rajapaksa family – between Monday night and Tuesday morning, a major escalation in violence in less than 24 hours after over a month of mostly peaceful protests.

Burnt cars, torched by anti-government protesters, are pictured near Sri Lanka's former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's official residence in Colombo on May 10, 2022. - Five people were killed and more than 225 wounded in a wave of violence in Sri Lanka where the prime minister resigned after weeks of …