Monthly Archives: October 2015

Dominican Republic Forces Haitians to Leave

By Cameran Clayton  Europe is not the only place encountering waves of homeless migrants. Although Haiti and the Dominican Republic share the island of Hispaniola, forced deportations and trade disruptions along their border are just the latest manifestations of a … Continue reading

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Mexican Government to Citizens: “Stop complaining!”

By Carlos Diaz Barriga The Mexican government on Monday, Oct. 12 uploaded a new video to its official YouTube channel promoting its latest accomplishments. By Tuesday, following public outcry on social media, it had been removed. The problem? The spot … Continue reading

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China’s Victory Day Military Parade

By Qiyong Sally Zhang China’s massive Victory Day military parade took place Sept. 3 in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the nation’s victory in World War II. International media outlets expressed their different attitudes toward the … Continue reading

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The Great Firewall of Thailand?

By Melissa Yeager Thai citizens who subscribe to the international version of the New York Times didn’t receive a copy of the paper on Sept. 22. The printer in the Asian country declined to print it due to a front-page … Continue reading

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Germany and the Refugee Crisis

By Shirin Yaseen One door closes, another door opens. Middle Eastern refugees are now flooding Eastern European countries. When Hungary builds a fence to stop the migrants, they find another way through Croatia or Romania. The road is long, and … Continue reading

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