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Mexico’s Momentous Elections

On Sunday, July 1st, 2018, Mexico’s polls opened up for what is arguably the country’s most important elections.  The current president, Enrique Pena Nieto, will be replaced and Mexican voters will also choose approximately 18,000 others to fill congressional seats, governor positions, and municipal seats. The race for the presidency […]


Mexico’s Presidential Candidate Lopez Obrador Promises To Resolve Violence Plaguing The Nation

On Sunday, elections in Mexico will take place for 3 400 seats at the local, state, and national levels in Mexico. But all eyes will be on the presidential election, which, according to the polls, will favour leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Lopez Obrador has adopted a policy of […]


Hungary Criminalizes Aiding Undocumented Migrants Seeking Asylum 1

Hungary has proposed the “Stop Soros” bill, a set of laws which criminalize the act of assisting refugees and undocumented migrants seeking asylum. The Hungarian parliament has approved legislation which will allow for the persecution or imprisonment of any individual or organization that aids undocumented migrants entering the country illegally. […]


EU’s 2018 Migration Summit: An Influx of Migrants Or An Influx Of Populist Power?

There has been a dramatic change in the political landscape for migrants in Europe over the weekend as a new EU wide summit was reached regarding how the Union would deal with migration issues in the future. They key aspects of the summit include:  domestic control centres within the EU, […]


“Three Shots in the Back” Protests Occur After Police Kill Unarmed Teen, Antwon Rose, In U.S

In the three nights following the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr, protests have been held outside the East Pittsburgh Police Department and caused the shutdown of some city streets. The Pittsburgh community has railed against this latest case of police violence perpetrated on an African-American teenager in the […]