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Major Protest Breakout in Slovakia

Major Protest Breakout in Slovakia

By: Natalie Smith

Major protest have broken out within Slovakia with a focus on protesting against corruption. Thousands of Slovakian citizens have flocked to the streets of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. 302 more words

Dominican Judge Approves $184 Million Plea Deal with Odebrecht

On Wednesday, Judge Danilo Quevedo approved a US$184 million plea deal between Odebrecht and the Dominican Republic. Judge Quevedo’s ruling overturns another ruling by Judge Alejandro Vargas on March 1, which rejected the plea agreement. 96 more words

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Odebrecht Ordered to Pay Minimum Amount in Fines Required Under Plea Agreement

On Monday a federal judge in the United States ordered Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction conglomerate that engaged in a bribery scheme across Latin America and Africa, to pay… 392 more words

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SIPA Restructures its Scholarship Process Amid Demands for Need-Based Financial Aid and Unionization

Jennifer Shea | SIPA Class of 2017

Over the past year SIPA’s administration has quietly restructured the process by which it grants second-year tuition assistance, eliminating the controversial condition that requires students to work for the University if granted second-year scholarships. 1,897 more words

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SIPA Students Seek to Bridge the Gap Between Academic and Small-Town America

Frederik Vitting Hermann | SIPA Class of 2017

On Saturday April 8th, 15 SIPA students found themselves far away from home court as they tried to talk politics with unwitting shoppers in Destiny Mall – the country’s fifth largest, located just outside Syracuse, NY. 532 more words

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Ret. US Colonel: Trump Attack on Syria Driven by Domestic Politics

Former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, tells Paul Jay that the Syrian Government may not be responsible for the chemical attack and that Trump’s response was a violation of international law.

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Open Letter on Need-Based Aid from Current SIPA

Over the last five months, an informal group of SIPA students have engaged in collaborative and productive dialogue with school administrators around the current status of financial aid. 604 more words

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