Megan Caldwell


About Megan Caldwell

Megan Caldwell is an undergraduate senior pursing a bachelor's degree in international studies and history at Hollins University.

Filling The Political Vacuum In Bolivia: Morales’ Resignation

Bolivia is facing a political crisis following Evo Morales’ resignation on Sunday. The United States has backed the self-declared interim leader Jeanine Anez in Morales’ place, and Morales has expressed his adamant displeasure. Speaking on Wednesday from his refuge in Mexico where he has been given political asylum, Morales announced […]


Far-Right Party “Alternative für Deutschland” Makes Gains in Elections 1

Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), a far-right ring political group that has been steadily gaining momentum beat Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) party in elections on Saturday in the east German state of Thuringia. While taking 24 percent of the vote and doubling their previous standings, they still took second place […]


Lebanese Protesters Continue Call For Government Resignation

Everyone means everyone. This has become the chant of the Lebanese protesters who demand the end of the current Lebanese government. Their mantra has come about following Friday’s televised address by Hassan Nasrallah, Lebanon’s leader of the Iranian-backed group of Hezbollah. He is close friends with Lebanon’s president, and one […]


Plan To Help Migrants Arriving By Boat Shunned By Several EU Countries

In Tuesday’s meeting between EU ministers, only Ireland, Luxembourg and Portugal offered to take part in a plan created by Germany, France, Italy and Malta that would screen incoming migrants from boats and relocate asylum seekers or return people who do not meet asylum requirements within a month-long period. That […]


Dozens Reported Killed In Joint U.S.-Afghan Raid

In the southern Helmand province of Kabul, Afghanistan, dozens of civilians have been reported killed during a raid on Taliban hideouts by U.S. and Afghan special forces on Sunday night. There are conflicting accounts on how many casualties there were and if they were civilians. The Deputy Provincial Councilman of […]


Hong Kong Students Continue Anti-Government Protest As Unrest Persists

Thousands of secondary students formed human chains in front of Hong Kong schools on Monday. Standing hand-in-hand in their uniforms, the students silently protested to express solidarity with the pro-democracy protesters in the Chinese-ruled city. The protest followed a weekend of unrest with clashes between activists and police, and is part […]