Unofficial Venezuelan leader gains international recognition

February 5, 2019 Muhammad Siddiqui 0

On Jan. 23, opposition lawmaker and head of Venezuela’s National Assembly Juan Guaido declared himself the interim president of Venezuela, according to The Washington Post. This earned him the swift backing of several nations, including the United States, which opposes Venezuela’s current socialist regime under President Nicolas Maduro. […]

Gas tax increase ignites unrest throughout France

November 26, 2018 James Wright 0

More than a quarter million people took part in demonstrations in France on Nov. 17 to protest against planned increases in gas taxes. Most of the demonstrators around the country wore yellow construction vests as they protested in suburbs and more rural parts of France, where people rely on their cars to get to work, according to The New York Times. […]

New Yorkers protest Amazon HQ2 location

November 26, 2018 Anandita Mehta 0

Amazon ended its yearlong search for a location for its new headquarters — the corporation opted to split its headquarters into two locations –– Long Island City, New York and Crystal City, Virginia, according to The Wall Street Journal. […]

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