Daily Archives: May 27, 2020

COVID-Positive Deportees Contaminate U.S.-Guatemalan Relations

Last Thursday, Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei became the first Central American leader to criticize the United States’s deportation policy amid the coronavirus pandemic. American deportees have contributed over a hundred new names to Guatemala’s list of infected. The new arrivals, Giammattei says, cause “serious problems” for an already struggling healthcare […]

Hungary’s New Dictatorship Takes Aim At Transgender Rights

On May 19th, 2020,  the Hungarian government approved new legislation to end legal recognition of its transgender citizens. Deputies of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán approved the controversial amendments to laws surrounding birth, death and marriage registry which will prevent any attempts to change a person’s documented “sex at birth” to […]

U.S. Envoy Holds Talks With Afghan And Taliban Officials

Zalmay Khalilzad, the United States special representative for Afghanistan, left for Doha and Kabul in pursuit of peace talks with Taliban and Afghan officials regarding the United States’ military presence in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department. Khalilzad departed on Sunday, May 17th, after the Afghan president and the […]