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Violence Erupts in Chilean Protests

Violence Erupts in Chilean Protests

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Chile's president Sebastian Pinera declared the nation's first state of emergency since the 2010 earthquake on Oct. 19, 2019, when protests in the Chilean capital of Santiago grew into a nationwide protest coming from the bourgeoisie. These ongoing gatherings are protesting a span of thirty years that...

A Desperate Attempt at Peace in Afghanistan

A Desperate Attempt at Peace in Afghanistan

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

The Camp David Deal - a secretive deal completely separate from the 1978 Camp David Accords - was created to take American troops out of Afghanistan. It would also give the Taliban land. This was the United States' intention up until a Taliban car bomb killed an American soldier, which further encouraged...

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

For the past few months, Venezuelans have been on edge about the state of their government. Juan Guaidó, an opposition leader to Maduro’s communist regime, previously claimed the title as interim president of Venezuela while Maduro was still in power. Since then, he has called upon his Venezuelan...

Myanmar’s Road to Democracy

Myanmar’s Road to Democracy

Maria Estrada, Spanish Editor

November 23, 2015

The nation of Myanmar took their first political step torwards democracy on Monday, Nov. 8, 2015 when general elections for Members of Assembly to seats in both the Upper House (the House of Nationalities) and the lower house (the House of Representatives ) took place. This was the country's first national...

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