Data Firm Accused of Swaying Elections and Illegal Data Harvesting

Secretly-taken footage from a British investigative reporter shows Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm that has had numerous high-profile clients, had suggested swaying elections by entrapping politicians with prostitution and bribery. The footage was released on March 19th and records hours of condemnatory dialogue between the journalist and Alexander Nix, who was chief executive of … More Data Firm Accused of Swaying Elections and Illegal Data Harvesting

200,000 Salvadorans Face Potential Explusion

Since 2001, about 200,000 Salvadorans have been legally living in the United States; however, as of September 9, 2019 they will all have to be out of the United States or must obtain a green card. The Salvadorans were here because of a massive earthquake that struck their homeland in January, 2001: the worst earthquake … More 200,000 Salvadorans Face Potential Explusion

Turmoil And Tragedy Amidst Catalan Struggle For Independence

Century-old tensions between Catalonia and Spain finally erupted on October 1 when an illegal independence vote was held by the Catalan government, which was met with police sent in from other parts of Spain to prevent the vote from taking place. The conflict caused by the controversial referendum resulted in over 750 injuries by Spanish … More Turmoil And Tragedy Amidst Catalan Struggle For Independence

Hurricane Irma Leaves Thousands Without Power In Florida

The residents of Florida return home to shocking aftermath of Hurricane Irma. More than forty percent of Florida is still in need of electricity. Due to the extent of damage caused by the hurricane, Krebs said, “This will be a situation about rebuilding, instead of simply repairing damaged power infrastructure.” As well as loss of … More Hurricane Irma Leaves Thousands Without Power In Florida

Puerto Rico in Peril after Hurricane Maria

Thirteen days after Hurricane Maria hit hard, Puerto Rico remains stranded in apocalyptic-like conditions, and aid from the U.S. has been scant. With the loss of power spanning across the entire island and a severe depletion of food and fresh water, the death toll has risen to thirty-four within two weeks of the storm’s denouement. … More Puerto Rico in Peril after Hurricane Maria

Safety Concerns About the Olympics being hosted in South Korea

On Thursday the 21st of September, 2017, the French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said, “It is possible France will skip the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, due to security concerns.” The conflict between the United States and North Korea is not exactly helping matters; therefore France is having security speculations and concerns. Laura … More Safety Concerns About the Olympics being hosted in South Korea

Success for both Angela Merkel and the Far-Right in German Election

Angela Merkel and her party, the Christian Democratic Union, celebrated victory on September 24 as Merkel now begins her fourth term as Chancellor and continues to be the longest-standing leader in the European Union. However, their triumph was muted by unprecedented leaps and bounds by Alternative for Germany, a right-wing nationalist party that garnered roughly … More Success for both Angela Merkel and the Far-Right in German Election