Author: Claire Walsh

Colombian Officials Arrest Ex-FARC Commander For A Second Time

On May 15th, a Colombian tribunal issued a court order calling for an end to the detainment of Seuxis Hernández, formerly a commander for the FARC rebel group (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia). However, the Attorney General’s office’s assertion that new evidence had been uncovered which contributed to Hernández’s drug

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Venezuelan Agents Detain Top Guiadó Aide

On May 8th, 2019, individuals from the SEBIN (Servicio Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional) intelligence agency in Venezuela surrounded the car of Edgar Zambrano at the Democratic Action party headquarters and towed the vehicle to the El Helicoide prison. Zambrano, an aide of opposition leader Juan Guaidó and Vice President of the

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Netanyahu Wins Fifth Term As Prime Minister Of Israel

On April 10th, when it became clear that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would win a fifth parliamentary election with his Likud party, his principal opponent Benny Gantz accepted defeat. Netanyahu’s popularity amongst religious and right-wing parties left him poised to form a 65-seat majority coalition in a parliament of

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