Daily Archives: April 26, 2020

Thousands Flee Their Homes In Sahel And Lake Chad After Military Crackdown On Armed Groups

On 23 April, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) revealed that thousands of civilians in West Africa’s Sahel and Lake Chad regions have fled their homes following a surge in military activity in the area. At the end of March, security forces from Niger, Chad, Nigeria, Cameroon launched a military crackdown […]

Trump Offers Aid To Greenland, Creating Suspicion Among International Community

On Thursday, President Trump announced his plan to give Greenland $12.1 million in economic aid. The aid will be used to further economic development which will be distributed into industries such as tourism, mining, and education. This comes after President Trump’s decision to cut off more than $400 million in […]

As Quarantines Decrease Violent Crime, Latin America’s Cartels Endure

Since the beginning of major quarantine efforts in March, violent crime rates have largely decreased in some of the most tumultuous parts of El Salvador, Colombia, and Mexico, as well as many other countries in the Western Hemisphere. Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele closed the country in mid-March and issued a […]