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Mexico Takes First Step Towards Regulating Sex Work

In the hopes of reducing sexual trafficking in the country, Mexico has given the green light to the decriminalization of sex work in its capital. The legislators obtained a result of 38-0 with eight abstentions in a vote in Congress on Friday, which favoured a bill to remove a line […]


U.S. Prepares To ‘Roundup’ Undocumented Migrants: Thousands Of Families Are At Risk

According to two current and one former homeland security official, thousands of undocumented families have been targeted by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) with raids due to begin on Sunday. This is part of the Trump administration’s nationwide immigration enforcement operation, which had at first been postponed last month due […]


Cubans’ Surge Of Social Media Usage Brings Possibility Of Political Change

In our increasingly wireless and internet savvy world, we are hard-pressed to find countries who have not caved to the social media trend. Years behind the technological obsession that Western countries have had for generations, Cubans have recently experienced a surge in internet accessibility and usage. This has brought a […]


Iran Exceeds Uranium Enrichment Limit Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal

Following the growing tensions between Iran and the United States, Iran has announced that it will be enriching its uranium beyond the limit set in the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal with other world powers. This decision comes in response to the withdrawal of the U.S. from the nuclear […]


Disinformation And Social Media: A Threat To Security And Peace

This year, disinformation from Russian sources was discovered in the lead up to the European Union’s (EU) parliamentary elections. Disinformation is the malicious intentional spread of false claims, as opposed to misinformation, which refers to the unintentional spread of misleading and false claims. Disinformation in and of itself is a […]


Trump-style Diplomacy With North Korea Has Failed – Here’s What Actual Diplomacy Could Achieve

In Donald Trump’s recent meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to step across the North Korean border. This encounter is the third between the two leaders in just over one year, but the increased diplomacy has not seen positive results. During […]


Protests Continue In Honduras Surrounding Tenth Anniversary Of 2009 Coup

Anti-government protests continue to take place in Honduras in the wake of a coup in June 2009. The protesters are calling for the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernández, whose government has encouraged violence against protesters. Since the coup, the people of Honduras have suffered a lack of public services, […]