Daily Archives: August 30, 2020

Tsikhanouskaya Hopes Dialogue With Belarusian Authorities Will Start Soon

Belarusian presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya hopes to start dialogue with authorities amid controversy over the August 9th election, which many believe was rigged. Belarus’s central election commission cited preliminary results showing a landslide victory for Tsikhanouskaya’s opponent, the incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko, who received 80% of the vote to Tsikhanouskaya’s […]

Nothing New In Mexico: Obrador’s Approach Takes Flak From The US And Cartels

The Mexican drug syndicate, Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), are using weaponized drones in gang warfare, Forbes reported last week. This is only the latest in an escalation in impunity, militarization and violence shown by the CJNG over the recent months. Facing increasing pressure from the US government, President Andrés […]

Belarus: Internet Access Remains Spotty As Post-Election Protests Go On

Belarusian authorities have been censoring online content and disrupting internet access in response to the ongoing mass protests. As the third week of post-election protests are coming to an end, protesters continue to demand fair presidential elections and justice for the demonstrators who have faced police brutality during the peaceful […]