Saturday, March 24, 2018

Aid & Politics in Africa

October 28, 2016 by · 2 Comments 

“The worst drought in 60 years has thrown some 13 million people across the Horn of Africa into crisis. In Somalia, ravaged by two decades of conflict, the consequences have been disastrous. We ask if aid in this region of the world has become politicised? And has Washington’s pre-occupation with terrorism in the Horn of […]

U.S. Embassy to Zimbabwe Police: Stop Political Violence

October 24, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

On Friday, the U.S. embassy in Harare voiced its concern over the failings of Zimbabwe’s police in reducing political violence in the country. Though it recognized the efforts of police officers, prosecutors and other court officials who have worked hard in eradicating corruption and crime, the U.S. embassy is becoming more worried about the officials […]

Members of Opus Dei Face Slavery Charges

October 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  The ultra-secretive Catholic organization is perhaps popularly known through its fictional depiction in The Da Vinci Code, but the slavery charges that were slapped on some of its members in a Paris court, on Thursday, is definitely real. The plaintiff, Catherine Tissier, claimed that she was forced to work as a servant for no […]

Department of Defense to Return Facilities in Germany

October 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that it will close several of its facilities in Germany and return them to their host-nation. This is part of a cost-cutting initiative taken by the U.S. European Command; shutting down “non-enduring sites” and installations throughout the continent.   Facilities that are being removed from the DoD’s property […]

Xbox 360 is Still the Top-Selling Console in the U.S.

October 21, 2016 by · 2 Comments 

Despite a variety of consoles out in the market, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has been the top-selling gaming console in the United States for 14 of the past 15 months, according to Microsoft’s official blog. It trumped two other popular gaming consoles—Nintendo Wii and Sony’s PlayStation 3—to maintain its spot at the top. NPD Group, a […]

FBI Taps the Public for Assistance in Capturing Fugitive

October 19, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The FBI released a statement on Thursday, asking help from the public in finding Donna Joan Borup. Borup is wanted for “allegedly throwing an acidic substance into the eyes of Port Authority Police Officer Evan Goodstein,” said the press release posted by the FBI’s New York Field Office. The incident occurred during an anti-apartheid demonstration […]

Foreign Student Workers Protest Outside Hershey Plant

October 19, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

On Thursday afternoon, foreign student workers flooded the commercial district of Hershey, Pennsylvania—home of the Hershey Story museum and Hersheypark. The foreign students are in the United States legally through the federal J-1 visa, a summer work program that enables students from foreign universities to come to the United States to work. The idea behind […]

Low-Income Hispanic Communities in Texas Struggle

October 18, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

According to current reports by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Census Bureau, more than 30 of the 100 communities with the lowest per capita income in the United States are in the state of Texas. Communities such as Sullivan City and La Homa, along with many in South Dakota and North Dakota, have […]

A Cancer Called Corruption

June 6, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Its genesis is humble. A cancer cell in its infant stage will not show symptoms. Over time, they divide and multiply, growing exponentially at a rapid rate. They then begin to spread into every millimeter of your body. Carcinogenic elements of society form the same way. When I was a teenager, I used to pass […]

Memories of Mexico

February 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

I remember the local bus stations, the restaurants I dined in and, more vividly, the faces of generous and hardworking people I had crossed paths with. What I don’t remember are the scenes of carnage, the decapitated heads and soldiers patrolling the streets in diesel-belching vehicles. It was the end of Spring Break, in 2008, […]

Next Page »

Random Tags: Unemployment Extension, Wikileaks, Kate Middleton, Walmart Black Friday Ads 2014, The Red Market, South Park, Space Travel