Day: March 14, 2021

Closed Minds And Closed Borders: Border Conflict In The Caribbean

Dominican Republican President Luis Abinader recently announced plans to construct a barrier along its Haitian border. According to the President, this 380 km fence will help curb illegal immigration, drug trade, and other criminal activities. Although the exact timeline and budget are unknown, President Abinader told Congress that he hopes

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Violence Afflicts The Run-Up To Mexico’s Midterm Election

On June 6th, Mexico will elect 500 lawmakers, 15 governors, and more than 20,000 local officials in a historic midterm election. Over the last six months, violence has plagued many of the politicians and civil servants involved. According to the risk analysis consulting firm Etellekt, there were 151 acts of

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The UN Special Envoy Calls For Urgent Action In Myanmar

The continuous massive protests in Yangon, Myanmar, made the security forces forced to use force to restrain coup protesters. The representatives of the countries participating in the meeting expressed deep concern about the escalating violence in Myanmar, causing civilian casualties, and urged the parties to maximum restrain, and ensure safety

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