News and Politics
Beginning on February 7th, 2019, thousands of protestors began gathering in Port-au-Prince demanding that Jovenel Moïse, the country’s President since 2017, step down.
The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is reaching an all new level of severity. International ties between Venezuela and foreign actors have never been more complicated.
The elements central to understanding Donald Trump’s foreign policy are: his egocentrism, the expansion of his business, and the preservation of his political base to meet the former two elements and thereby maintain power. He is a constant bully to critics, those weaker than him, and competitors. On the other hand, he is submissive with strong, authoritarian leaders, especially if they possess compromising information against him or can provide him global media coverage.
The trial of El Chapo was a riveting one, and a known international drug lord has finally been brought to justice, bringing great relief to anyone who has been affected by his crimes. Now, as Guzmán awaits his sentence and as we keep our fingers crossed that he cannot escape a U.S. prison, it is the ideal time to look back and review some of the most disturbing and bizarre things that came up over the weeks since the trial began in November.