Daily Archives: April 6, 2019


Ukrainian Presidential Election: Zelensky Leads Incumbent Poroshenko

Exit polls that were taken during the first-round of the Ukrainian presidential election on March 31st indicate that comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has gained a sizeable lead over President Petro Poroshenko. Although there have been several reports of electoral violations by the Ukrainian interior ministry, international observer organizations stationed in the […]


New Orleans Mayor Set To Apologize For 1891 Lynching Of Italian-Americans

New Orleans Latoya Cantrell will issue a formal apology on the city’s behalf on April 12th for the unprosecuted lynching of eleven Italian-Americans in 1891, in what is believed to have been the largest recorded lynching in United States history at the city’s American Italian Cultural Center, according to the […]


Unlawful UK Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia Continue To Fund The War In Yemen, Despite Millions Spent On UK Humanitarian Aid Assistance

The United Kingdom (UK) government continues to trade millions of pounds worth of arms to Saudi Arabia. Since violence broke out in March 2015, the British government has authorized over £4.7 billion of arms exports to Saudi Arabia and a further £860 million to United Arab Emirates (UAE)-led coalition forces. […]


The Aftermath Of Cyclone Idai: A Call For Development From The Inside-Out

Cyclone Idai tore through the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique last week, creating a disaster that has been called “the worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique’s history.” The cyclone has also devastated parts of neighbouring countries Malawi and Zimbabwe. Heavy rains prior to and following the cyclone have resulted in major […]