Daily Archives: November 10, 2017

Department Of Homeland Ends Temporary Protection Status For Nicaraguans

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a statement Monday, November 6 that the Trump administration would not be renewing the Temporary Protection Status for Nicaraguans— those displaced by the 1999 Hurricane Mitch. After the hurricane, the United States offered Temporary Protection Status (TPS) to 2,500 Nicaraguans and 57,000 Hondurans. […]

United States Cut Funding To Cambodia

On November 6, 2017, the Director General of Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC), Heng Ratana, has announced that the United States has decided to cease the funding to detect hidden bombs in Cambodia. Previously, the funding from the United States was $2.5 million per year. According to Xinhua Net, Heng Ratana said, […]

The Implications Of President Trump’s Plan To Scrap The Iran Nuclear Deal

In October 2017, the White House made an announcement updating their position on the Iran Nuclear Deal.  As part of the deal, the US is required to certify that Iran is in compliance with the terms of the agreement every 90 days. Despite President Donald Trump being a highly vocal critic of the […]

Hariri Announces Shock Resignation, Raising Prospects Of Potential Political Turmoil In Lebanon And Beyond

Saad Hariri unexpectedly resigned as Prime Minister of Lebanon this past Saturday, citing Iran’s influence in his country and across the Middle East, whilst also claiming he feared the same fate as late father, Rafik Hariri who was assassinated in 2005.  His speech, which was broadcast from the Saudi Arabia, […]

New U.S. Federal Climate Change Report Undeniably Places Global Warming Blame On Humans

A U.S. report on climate change that indisputably places the blame on humans for rising global temperatures and finds “no convincing alternative explanation” for global warming, was released by the federal government last week, seemingly at odds with the Trump administration’s stance on global warming. The Climate Science Special Report […]

Humanitarian Crisis Prompted By Closure Of Australia’s Guantanamo

On October 31, Australia’s detention camp on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea was closed. Nearly 600 refugees are refusing to leave, fearing discrimination within the local communities they are going to be resettled in. Meanwhile, the Australian government has cut off power and water and removed its people from the island. […]