Ryan Cuthbert

About Ryan Cuthbert

My name is Ryan Cuthbert a senior studying International Relations with a concentration on Asia and the Environment. I'm a big fan of travelling and going out for hikes.

Mass Protests Ravage Guatemala

Since September 15, 2017, protests have flared up throughout Guatemala surrounding its embattled president Jimmy Morales. Morales, a former comedian, who ran on an anti-corruption platform after his predecessor Perez Molina was convicted for his involvement in a criminal syndicate, is now under investigation himself. Allegations regarding Morales’s involvement in […]

Thousands Take To The Street In Barcelona To Protest Arrests

Thousands took to the streets in Barcelona Thursday to protest the arrest of major politicians in the Catalonian region of Spain. The arrests and protests are happening in the run-up for the Catalonian referendum on independence which will take place October 1st. The region, which occupies the country’s Northeast corner, […]

Trump To Send 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

After months of speculation, the world finally got its answer on how President Trump would deal with America’s longest ongoing war. This past Monday the president announced that he would be sending in 4,000 new troops to help shore up an ever weaker looking Afghan government which has been reeling […]

Thousands Evacuated From Lebanese-Syrian Border

Last Monday saw the Lebanese-Syrian border fill with ambulances and buses in anticipation of a swap and trade between Hezbollah and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham Front for fighters and refugees. The exchange was postponed until Tuesday but continued with the transfer of eight soldiers from Lebanon’s militant group, Hezbollah, with five […]

Mass Protests Grip The Streets Of Venezuela

This past Thursday, millions of Venezuelans remained home from work in order to participate in a mass strike intended to show displeasure with the regime of President Nicolás Maduro. Government workers were mandated to come in despite the strike, so government-run facilities still continued to operate. However, the strike affected […]

Erdogan’s Bodyguards “Not Welcome” At G20 Summit

Germany released a warning to Turkey that certain members of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s personal staff are not welcome at the G20 summit in Hamburg after a brawl erupted between Erdogan’s security team and protesters in Washington D.C. The G20 summit is a global convention of the twenty […]