The World This Week 10/17

ASIA Pakistan/US- The Pakistani army was successful in rescuing a North American couple with their three children that had been held captive by the Afghan Taliban since 2012. The soldiers said that they received a…

The Puerto Rico Crisis

Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 hurricane, ravaged Puerto Rico in early September resulting in 1 million Puerto Ricans without power. Almost two weeks later, the American commonwealth was struck again by another Category 5 storm,…

The World This Week 10/9

ASIA China- After North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test, China has asked North Korean companies in the Chinese territory to cease operations. This includes all Chinese companies with North Korean partners as well.…

The World this Week 19/9

ASIA Myanmar- Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader, has canceled on this month’s UN General Assembly meet as the unrest in the Rakhine state of her country increases. The unrest, which is caused…

The Aftermath: Barcelona

During the late afternoon hours on August 17, 2017, Barcelona witnessed the deadliest terror attack to take place in recent memory. At approximately 5 p.m. local time, a van was driven into the crowds on…

Venezuela’s Crisis Worsens

  Thousands of Venezuelans are taking part in continuous protests against the government of  left-leaning president, Nicolas Maduro. Venezuela has been suffering constant currency devaluations, which translate into a deep economic crisis. Political unrest in…

The World This Week 

ASIA  India- India may go through another potentially deadly summer as the temperature is predicted to go as high as 51 degrees Celsius (124 degrees Fahrenheit). Due to the extreme heat in recent years, many…