Day: August 25, 2021

Earthquake Causes Chaos In Haiti

On August 14th, a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. The death toll stands at over 2,000, as of Sunday, but is expected to rise as more bodies are discovered among the rubble. Hundreds of thousands have been made homeless as governments and non-governmental organizations scramble to assemble a cogent

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The Assassination Of The Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

The Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was shot dead in the early morning of July 7, in the bedroom of his residence in the hills above Port-au-Prince. The New Yorker reports that according to the Haitian officials, the president was assassinated by a band of foreign mercenaries. The authorities also claim

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Indigenous Women In the Philippines Fight For Their Rights

On July 31st, the Philippine indigenous coalition LILAK, or “Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights,” organized an event called the National Indigenous Women Gathering. According to independent Filipino journalism group Rappler, this event sought to organize various indigenous peoples throughout the Philippines. Here, different female community leaders highlighted issues various

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