Day: May 25, 2020

Latest Journalist Killed In Mexico Highlights A Deadly Trend

On 16 May, Mexican journalist Jorge Miguel Armenta Ávalos was shot dead outside of a restaurant in Cajeme, a town in the northern state of Sonora. Killed alongside him, according to Excélsior, were two police bodyguards appointed in response to frequent threats. Martín Mendoza, a crime reporter at El Tiempo

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Poverty And Protest In Lebanon: A Nation On The Edge

Lebanon is currently experiencing the worst economic crises of its history. Rampant inflation coupled with growing unemployment have thrown almost half the population below the poverty line, according to government figures. Increasingly concerning are the  COVID-19 lockdown measures, which are putting millions at risk of going hungry, exacerbating an already

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