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The War for Mexico's Water

MEXICO CITY—On March 22, while the United Nations celebrated World Water Day, hundreds of protestors marched down Mexico City’s Avenida de los Insurgentes toward the office of the National Water Commission. 2,240 more words

Politics

CIA Meddling, Race Riots, and a Phantom Death Squad

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — A jumbie, in Guyana, is an evil spirit. The term derives from the same Kikongo word — West African, like many of the enslaved who once toiled in this tiny South American IAountry — that zombie does. 4,076 more words

Dispatch

Turkey Goes to War

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — One month ago, Abu Mohammed al-Halabi painted a dismal picture of his fighters’ struggles against the Islamic State along a crucial geographical corridor north of the Syrian city of Aleppo. 1,051 more words

Terrorism

This Tunisian Wants His Nation to Know Its Torturers

TUNIS, Tunisia — Fifty years ago, Gilbert Naccache was a Tunisian political activist caught up in the social upheaval of the 1960s. He was a member of… 1,957 more words

Human Rights

General Schedule for Your Input

As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing eight new schedules for your consideration. We would like these to be submitted to the State Records Committee’s August 13th meeting. 572 more words

General Schedule

All in a day's work 

So, today I was in a police pursuit. Yeah, I was doing a ride along with a friend. We were just sitting there, running tags and joking and then another officer tells us that there is a wanted/stolen vehicle at the light. 208 more words

My Journey

South Sudan's Endless Nightmare

BENTIU, South Sudan — Every day, some 200 people stream into Bentiu, the site of South Sudan’s largest camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs). Women trudge past armed U.N. 2,206 more words

United Nations