Harjyot Banwait


Bolsonaro And The Future Of The Amazon

On Sunday, October 28th 2018, Jair Bolsonaro, of the PSL (Social Liberal Party), won Brazil’s general election in the second round with approximately 55 percent of the popular vote, defeating Fernando Haddad of the PT (Worker’s Party). Immediately, concerns have been raised regarding the impact that Brazil’s new president-elect will have […]


Amber Rudd Out And Sajid Javid In During Windrush Scandal

Amber Rudd resigned as United Kingdom (U.K.) Home Secretary on April 29, 2018. U.K. Prime Minister Teresa May, of the Conservative Party, subsequently appointed Sajid Javid to the position. Rudd struggled with explaining her role in the mistreatment of Windrush generation migrants. Rudd had claimed that her department did not […]


Haiti Suspends Oxfam Operations

Great Britain’s humanitarian operations in Haiti, Oxfam GB, have been suspended by the Haitian government. The temporary two-month suspension will coincide with Haiti’s investigation of Oxfam GB’s handling of allegations of staff members paying for sex workers during Oxfam’s humanitarian work following the disastrous 2010 earthquake in Haiti. According to […]