Category Archives: Editor’s Notes

Mexican Vigilantes Fight the Drug Cartels

By Marquise Nichols When government officials don’t put an effort into solving crimes, the community might take matters into its own hands.  This is exactly what is happening in cities across Mexico. Citizens are taking law enforcement into their own … Continue reading

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Duterte: Manipulating his Alliances

By Marina Mangie Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly shown that he is not afraid of ruffling feathers when it comes to relationships with other nations. Duterte has threatened multiple times to break ties with the United States, leading China … Continue reading

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South Africa to Leave International Criminal Court

By Alma Burke Since reforming its government of apartheid and its election of Nelson Mandela as president in 1994, South Africa has become an international symbol of hope and justice throughout Africa. The government’s recent decision to leave the International … Continue reading

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Egyptian Leadership Welcomes Trump Election

By Rana Shenawi Egyptians received news of Donald Trump’s victory on Nov. 9 with mixed reactions, ranging from celebration to disappointment to outrage. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his supporters welcomed the news of Trump becoming the 45th president of the … Continue reading

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Brazilian Scandal Focus of New Netflix Series

By Melina Fleury A Brazilian corruption scheme, nicknamed “Operation Car Wash,” that was broken by a Federal Police investigation is now going beyond international news coverage by The New York Times and BBC and is becoming a Netflix series. Netflix confirmed … Continue reading

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