Daily Archives: June 22, 2019


Former First Lady Sandra Torres Leads After First Round Of Guatemala’s Presidential Election

The first round of Guatemala’s presidential election took place on Monday, resulting in Union Nacional de la Esperanza (National Unity of Hope) party candidate Sandra Torres leading Vamos party candidate Alejandro Giammattei by 12% of the vote. The final runoff election will take place on 11 August, with significant implications […]


Romania’s Former President Charged With Crimes Against Humanity

Former Romanian President Ion Iliescu, alongside two other high-ranking officials, were formally charged with crimes against humanity in early April. Sending shockwaves through the country, the 2-time president has been indicted for his active contribution in the 1989 Romanian Revolution. In the violent revolt against dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s communist regime, […]