Day: April 15, 2020

India’s COVID-19 Lockdown Ravages Rural Poor

On March 24th, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, imposed a 21-day lockdown of India, one of the strictest and largest lockdowns in the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and despite a relatively low incidence of infection (5,865 of a population of 1.3 billion as of today). As it has

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OPEC’s Historical Deal To Bound Oil Prices Amid COVID-19

Last Sunday, OPEC and other oil-producing states concurred on a historical deal to reduce their output by 9.7 million barrels per day for May to June, representing 10% of global supply. This global agreement is believed to help bump up oil prices. According to U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, “this

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President Of Ivory Coast Will Not Run For A Third Term

The current and first elected President of The Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, decided not to run for a third term in office. This decision is unlike many of his counterparts in other African countries. Alassane Ouattara has been ruling the country for nine years now and decided not to run

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Trump And Duque’s Backdoor Deals During COVID-19 Quarantine

The Colombian Congress has been on recess since March 24th due to the implementation of a national quarantine to curb the spread of COVID-19. The quarantine was originally set to finish on April 13th, however has since been extended to finish on the 27th.  During this time, Colombian opposition Congressman

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