Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Calls For New Iran Sanctions

During a visit to Saudi Arabia this past Sunday, in which he underscored the need for unity in the Gulf region, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a call for new sanctions against Iran. The visit, which was part of Mr. Pompeo’s tour of several countries in the Middle […]

1,213 Nigerians Repatriated From Libya In First Quarter Of 2018

Since the fall of Libya’s Dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, rivaling factions have fought for control and legitimacy over the government, leaving the country in chaos. This governmental power vacuum has been exploited by smugglers and traffickers who made  huge profits in the trading of humans. With a 1, 100-mile […]

Citizen Journalism Takes Root In The Biggest Democracy In The World

In the state of Telangana in Southern India, members of the Adivasi tribal community are embracing modern smartphone technology and the Internet to share their stories of neglect at the hands of the local government. This is a prime example of “citizen journalism,” meaning journalism collected and disseminated by the […]

Cuba Announces “Operation Meteor”

As reported by state-sponsored media network Telesur, Cuba has announced the establishment of “Operation Meteor.” The operation, to be introduced on May 19 and 20, aims to “aid the island in preparing for … possible natural disasters.” Telesur reports that the program will seek to provide “civilian first aid-training” and […]