Daily Archives: March 16, 2017


Caribbean Officials Emphasize Regional Cooperation For A Brighter Future

Leaders and officials representing a number of Caribbean nations recently met in Havana, Cuba in an effort to reinforce and strengthen regional ties. Facing challenges both regionally and internationally, Caribbean countries are choosing diplomacy and cooperation as a strategy for the future. The Cuban capital was the site of multiple […]


The Weaponization Of Healthcare In Syria

A report for the Lancet Commission on Syria, published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, to mark the sixth anniversary of the Syrian conflict, condemns pro-government forces’ targeted attacks on health facilities and workers. In the ‘weaponization’ of healthcare in Syria, “healthcare facilities are attacked, workers are targeted, medical neutrality is […]


Netherlands Cancels Landing Permission For Turkish Minister

On March 11th, five days before the Netherlands election, the Dutch government denied landing permission for Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, due to his support of the upcoming Turkish constitutional referendum. The referendum, up for vote on April 16th, would expand presidential power and eliminate the prime minister position for […]