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Maduro Denounces EU Calls For Snap Elections

  Recently, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has refused multiple European countries’ requests to hold early elections. Specifically, Britain, France, Germany, and Spain have threatened to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as president if an election were not announced by Sunday, February 10th. According to the Washington Post, by noon on […]


Canadian Ambassador To China Fired

On January 26th, Canadian Ambassador to China John McCallum was removed from his position following controversial comments he made regarding Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case. In 2018, Canada arrested Meng, who is Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer, at the behest of the United States, who believes that she violated U.S sanctions against […]


US-China Tensions Heighten As US Charges Huawei With Fraud And Theft

On 28 January, the United States Department of Justice charged Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei with fraud and theft, further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing. Huawei was charged for having violated sanctions against Iran by selling equipment and for having stolen trade secrets and US technologies, particularly from American telecommunications […]


Nicolás Maduro Sworn In As Venezuelan President For Second Term

President Maduro has been sworn into his second term as President of Venezuela following what many believed to be a rigged election last May. The citizens of Venezuela were angered over the change of election dates from December to May, inhibiting citizens from making it to the polls. There is […]


The Global Refugee Crisis And The Call To Open Up Borders

In today’s conflict-riddled atmosphere and increasing instances of natural disaster’s, as a result of climate change, the world is undergoing the largest global refugee crisis in its history. According to Oxfam, more than 65 million people have fled their homes in wake of varying threats to their safety. Of this […]


Accessibility And Inclusivity: The 2030 Sustainable Development Goal

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 15% of the world’s population has some form of disability. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) points out that accessibility problems are not only human rights issue but are also a development issue. The potential of a society will be limited […]