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The Black Market Explained

Dearest Reader,

Despite my fear of being ridiculed, I shall share with you my innocence, my naivety if you will, about the Black Market.

You may know that it is an abstract term, referring to a network of transactions of illegal goods. 414 more words

11.28.16: The Barlovento Massacre

The Attorney General’s office confirmed today that eleven National Bolivarian Armed Forces (NBAF) soldiers will be charged with the murders of twelve people killed some time between October 16 and last Friday in  998 more words

Daily Update

Conservation News: Elephants, Pangolins, and Groupers

With Poaching at an All Time High, Elephants are Fleeing to the Last Stronghold in Africa

With ivory poachers hunting elephants in neighboring countries Namibia, Zambia, and Angola, these large pachyderms are fleeing in astounding numbers to Chobe National Park of Botswana where illegal hunting is mostly kept in check. 2,298 more words


Nukes on the loose

Contemporary issues about nuclear non-proliferation are somewhat limited in scope to the average person. At this point, I think that it needs to be recognised that there is a significant difference between disarmament and non-proliferation.   450 more words


Rise of the Mangalyaan

Festooned with a dazzling array of technological gadgetry including precision photometers, meticulous mass analyzers, thermal imaging devices, multi-spectral cameras and glitzy gas sensors, a shiny new spacecraft elegantly entered Martian orbit in late September 2014. 879 more words

Travel Review

Vancouver police bust 'predatory' baby formula fencing ring; one person arrested

A 46-year-old suspect allegedly using a “predatory fencing method” that exploits the vulnerable population of the Dowtown Eastside (DTES) has been arrested following the seizure of approximately $50,000 worth of baby formula stolen from stores in Metro Vancouver. 667 more words