Inigo Gilmore

  • 20 Feb 2018

    Once an unspoilt Caribbean paradise, last September, Hurricane Irma turned the island of Barbuda into a scene of devastation. But months later, many residents continue to accuse the government of a land grab, by amending laws which have kept the island under common ownership since slavery ended in the 1830s. Barbudan campaigners have brought legal…

  • 1 Dec 2017

    There have been few glimpses of the lavish luxury lifestyles of two of Robert Mugabe’s sons since his fall from power. Bellarmine Chatunga and Robert Junior, his sons by his wife Grace, had earned an international reputation for party excess and big spending in Johannesburg, using social media to document their lifestyle. This while Zimbabwe’s…

  • 18 Nov 2017

    Speculation is rife that Mr Mugabe might go to live in South Africa where there have also been protests against him today. Inigo Gilmore discusses the situation from Johannesberg.

  • 27 Sep 2017

    Roy Moore might be a hardline conservative but right wing American politics has a far more extreme fringe, one that’s growing fast. In August there were violent clashes after a “unite the right” march at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, which left one anti fascist protester dead. Far-right leaders who talk of being emboldened…

  • 15 Aug 2017

    For a moment it fell to Anthony Scaramucci to manage Donald Trump’s message when it came to North Korea and just about everything else. But of course that fellow New Yorker suffered a rapid fall from grace and no longer holds that position.

  • 13 Aug 2017

    A Charlottesville eyewitness describes the violence ‘as a deliberate act of domestic terrorism’. This report contains some graphic scenes.

  • 11 Aug 2017

    President Trump has warned – in a tweet – that military solutions are locked and loaded “should North Korea act unwisely”. His latest comment comes ten days before the annual U.S. / South Korean military exercises in the region begin, exercises that always bring strong condemnation and threats of countermeasures.   On the U.S. territory…

  • 10 Aug 2017

    The US decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change agreement has pitted America against the rest of the world. Tangier Island in Virginia is home to a community that’s been labelled America’s first climate change refugees. The inhabitants have a few decades left before they’ll have to abandon their homes. Their low lying…

  • 7 Aug 2017

    They are killing almost a hundred people every day. President Trump’s own commission on America’s opioid crisis has urged him to declare it a public health emergency. It’s becoming one of the country’s deadliest drug epidemics ever. Inigo Gilmore has been among one community in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania – one of the areas hit hard…

  • 14 Feb 2017

    Steve Bannon is the President’s chief strategist, with a regular seat on the powerful National Security Council. But his background as executive chair of the far-right Breitbart News website has made him a controversial appointment.

  • 29 Nov 2016

    Donald Trump has been appointing more people to his top White House team, promising a “busy day” of meetings with more potential Cabinet picks. But behind the scenes, members of his own family are among his most trusted advisers, including daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner.

  • 16 Nov 2016

    Why did so many women vote for Donald Trump, despite the campaign evidence of his misogynistic comments and attitudes? Inigo Gilmore has been to the former steel-making centre of Youngstown, Ohio – part of what are known as the “rust belt states” that fell overwhelmingly to Mr Trump.

  • 12 Nov 2016

    President-elect Trump’s Mexican Wall and the future relationship with Mexico – are one of the bigger issues facing his new administration. Hard on the heels of the shock election result there were more prosaic issues involving the two countries last night – a world cup qualifying football match.

  • 11 Nov 2016

    After a bitter and divisive election that saw Donald Trump demanding a ban on Muslims entering the United States, there are now claims of an upsurge in bigotry and hate crimes. Muslim Americans in particular say they’ve been targets for xenophobia and abuse.

  • 9 Nov 2016

    Donald Trump’s unexpected triumph last night is a testament to the level of frustration and anger felt by what used to be called “blue collar America”. Rural America and parts of the white working class cheered on as he took state after state.