Arthur Jamo


About Arthur Jamo

Hailing from the "land of good people" aka Mozambique, I have always considered myself to be a citizen of the world. Trying to live up to that ideal is a challenge I don't intend on shirking from any time soon. When not writing articles for the Organization for World Peace, I tend to split my time through volunteer work, learning Spanish, ardently supporting Real Madrid and completing my degree in Political Science (concentration in International Relations).


US Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson To Fly To Kuwait In Bid To Diffuse Gulf Crisis

This past Thursday, it was announced that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will fly to Kuwait on Monday, as part of an ongoing international effort to de-escalate tensions between the Saudi-led quartet of blockading countries (namely Egypt, the UAE, and Bahrain) and economically and politically isolated Qatar. Kuwait, which […]


Saudis Capture Members Of Iranian Revolutionary Guard On Intercepted Boat

In a statement released Monday, Saudi Arabia’s information ministry claims that the Saudi Navy captured three members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from a boat, which was intercepted as it approached the Gulf monarchy’s offshore Marjan oilfield. The three are said to have been questioned last Friday by Saudi […]


Seventeen-Year-Old Protester Dies During Clashes In Venezuelan Capital

This past Wednesday, a 17-year-old protester was killed during clashes between anti-Maduro protesters and security forces in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. This takes the death toll from the country’s civil unrest to 70. There are contradicting accounts surrounding his death, though, with the government saying that a homemade mortar exploded […]


In Growing Diplomatic Row, Egypt And Allied Gulf States Sever Ties With Qatar

This past Sunday several Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE, severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, in what has quickly morphed into a full-blown diplomatic crisis, one whose consequences could be wide ranging in a region plagued by political instability. Qatar stands accused, by its neighbours, of causing […]


British Police Resume Intelligence Sharing With U.S. Security Agencies

Fewer than 24 hours after a ban on intelligence sharing with US security agencies, UK police have resumed bilateral cooperation. The ban, largely seen as a message to US law enforcement officials, came into force following a series of leaks, by US officials to local newspapers, relating to the Manchester […]


Human Rights Watch Says Trump’s Policies Would Increase Number Of Preventable Deaths In Immigrant Detention Facilities

This Monday, Human Rights Watch published a 104-page report describing conditions at immigration centres as hazardous to the health of the detainees being held there. Much of the blame for these hazardous conditions, according to the report, can be attributed to sub-par medical care at these facilities. Moreover, there is […]


Death Toll Rises In Worsening Unrest In Venezuela

This past Monday, tensions in Venezuela flared up again as opposition-led protests against the government, which began in late March, continued into their fourth week. These largely peaceful protests have been marred by outbreaks of street violence, which is seen as an extension of political tension driven by the economic […]