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Rio de Janeiro Crime Map Could Help Target 'Hot Spots'

Authorities in Rio de Janeiro have mapped out areas of Brazil’s second-biggest city that are under the control of criminal organizations, potentially enabling them to better target crime control resources amid growing insecurity in the metropolis. 290 more words


Joint Statement of Australia-Japan-United States Trilateral Strategic Dialogue

Source: Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs 

7 August 2017

The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Australia, Julie Bishop, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Taro Kono, and the Secretary of State of the United States, Rex Tillerson, met in Manila, the Philippines, on August 7, 2017, for the 7th ministerial meeting of the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue. 450 more words

Treaties, Agreements And Joint Statements

Full Text of Joint Communiqué of the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Compiled by Hue Viet

7 August 2017

The Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met on Saturday, 5 August 2017 at the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) in Manila, Philippines, under the theme “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”. 575 more words


ASEAN stresses self-restraint, non-militarization in South China Sea

 (philstar.com) | Updated August 6, 2017 – 9:50pm

ASEAN foreign ministers walk for the opening ceremony of the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center Saturday, Aug. 677 more words

Scouting for Clues

The Boy Scouts of America has been in the news over the last week or so because of President Trump’s speech at the organization’s Jamboree in West Virginia; a speech he began by asking “who the hell wants to speak about politics … in front of the Boy Scouts?” 1,422 more words

Guerrero: Relatives Organize Protests 34 Months after Ayotzinapa Tragedy

March for Justice for Ayotzinapa student teachers. Photo@: SIPAZ

July 26, 2017, marked 34 months since the forced disappearance of 43 students from the Raul Isidro Burgos Normal School in Ayotzinapa and the violent death of three others. 348 more words

Human Rights

Gone mad

When Rodrigo Duterte was still the mayor of Davao City, he expressed support for the hardships of the Lumad peoples of Mindanao. One remembers a picture of him going viral on the Internet, holding a piece of paper with the words “Stop Lumad Killings” written on it. 500 more words