Creede Newton

texas

This Chef Is Bringing the West Bank to a Texan Town

Denton, Texas, might be the last place you'd expect to find iconic Palestinian dishes, but step inside an inconspicuous restaurant called Jasmine's Cafe.
Creede Newton
8.21.15
americas

Cuban Political Activists Still Face Arrest and Detention

As the stars and stripes are raised at the US embassy in Havana for the first time since 1961, Cuba's dissidents are arrested for expressing political opinions — and sometimes just for the possibility that they might.
Creede Newton
8.14.15
americas

Why Hitchhiking Is Huge in Cuba: 'The Transportation System Is Screwed'

The Cuban government has adopted some peculiar means of dealing with the country’s deteriorating public transport, including nationalized hitchhiking.
Creede Newton
7.15.15
environment

Denton, Texas Banned Fracking — But the Drillers Are Back

Voters approved a November ballot initiative banning fracking, but in May state officials passed a law prohibiting municipalities from blocking the oil and gas industry from drilling.
Creede Newton
6.1.15
israel

Israeli Settlements Use Palestinian Child Labor for Products Exported to US and Europe, Rights Group Says

Human Rights Watch interviewed children as young as 11 working in hazardous conditions in West Bank outposts for far less than the Israeli minimum wage.
Creede Newton
4.13.15
middle east

War Crimes Committed by Palestinian Armed Groups in Gaza, Report Details

An Amnesty International Reports Concludes That Palestinian Armed Groups Committed War Crimes in Gaza Last Summer During Operation Protective Edge
Creede Newton
3.26.15
middle east

How Israel's Next Government Will Be Decided

Coalitions and kingmakers: VICE News explains the complicated nature of Israeli politics as the country goes to the polls on Tuesday.
Creede Newton
3.17.15
israel

The Future of Israel Might Be Decided by the Joint List Arab Coalition

VICE News spoke to members of the Joint List, a grouping of four Arab parties who may have a major say in the the final result of Israel's tight Tuesday election.
Creede Newton
3.16.15
gaza

'Paradise Is in This Life, Not the Next': The Marxists of Gaza Are Fighting for a Secular State

In the coastal enclave, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and its DFLP offshoot say they will never give up the armed struggle, but their vision of the future is not that of ruling Hamas. VICE News went to meet them.
Creede Newton
2.25.15