Day: February 19, 2020

Death Toll From Covid-19 Exceeds That Of The 2003 SARS Outbreak

As of February 10, the official number of people infected with the novel coronavirus has soared to 42,634, with 1016 deaths, exceeding the approximate 774 people who died during the SARS epidemic in 2003. Unfortunately, as of yet, there has been no indication of a peak in the number of

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Armed Police And Soldiers Storm El Salvador Parliament

On the afternoon of Sunday 9 February, armed soldiers and police officers aided President Nayib Bukele in a storming of the El Salvador parliament building. According to CNN, he took this action as a means of demanding that “opposition lawmakers vote to approve his plan to secure a $109 million

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Guiado Proposes Open Investment In Venezuelan Oil

In what some are calling a betrayal of the late President Hugo Chavez’s dream for Venezuela, National Assembly President Juan Guaido has announced a plan to open oil investment to the international community. This plan, part of a broader agenda to repair Venezuela’s failing economy, would allow foreign interests to

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