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Recap: February 1 – 7

Recap: February 1 – 7

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 7, 2016

International Affairs Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency "A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the World Health Organization. Experts are worried that the virus is spreading far and fast, with ...

Recap: January 18 – 24

Recap: January 18 – 24

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 24, 2016

International Affairs French President declares economic emergency "French President Francois Hollande pledged Monday to redefine France's business model and declared what he called "a state of economic and social emergency," unveiling a 2 billion euro ($2.2 billion) plan to revive hiring and...

Recap: December 14 – 20

Recap: December 14 – 20

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 20, 2015

International Affairs  National Front Party in France Is Dealt a Setback in Regional Elections "French voters dealt a sharp setback to the far-right National Front in regional elections on Sunday, depriving the party of victory in any of the country’s 13 regions, according to projections b...

Recap: October 26 – November 1

Recap: October 26 – November 1

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 1, 2015

International Affairs The Latest: UN mobilizing to aid quake victims "The latest on a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan felt across South Asia (all times local). 12:30 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says U.N. agencies are mobilizing and are ready to support government-led relief operations f...

Recap: September 28 – October 4

Recap: September 28 – October 4

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

October 4, 2015

International Affairs Obama and Putin Play Diplomatic Poker Over Syria "The leaders of the United States and Russia traded blunt criticisms on Monday at the United Nations, essentially blaming each other for the catastrophic war in Syria and the refugee crisis it helped to spawn. [...] President ...

Recap: March 31-April 5

Recap: March 31-April 5

Daniela Quijano, Editor

April 5, 2015

International Affairs Iran nuclear deal framework announced After diplomats negotiated in Switzerland, they came up with a plan for Iran. "Iran would reduce its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by 98% and significantly scale back its number of installed centrifuges. In exchange, the United States a...

Gables’ Model UN Goes to Miami-Dade

Gables’ Model UN Goes to Miami-Dade

Albany Muria and Daniela Quijano

March 2, 2015

On Feb. 21, 16 students participated in the Model UN Conference at the Miami-Dade College North Campus. Meeting as early as 7:30 a.m., the students and their chaperone, History Teacher Mr. De Armas, headed to the conference not knowing what to expect. "I loved Model UN, I felt like it was a great...

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 28, 2015

International Affairs Georgia to execute its 1st female prisoner in 70 years Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after having plotted to kill her husband. Although Gissendaner did not commit the murder herself, the man she was having an affair with at the time confessed and Gissendaner wa...

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