Hands up, don’t shoot. Citizens in this country should not fear those who are supposed to be defending them; however, it has become a hard-hitting issue in the United States. 1,898 more words
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It is the latest stage of reforms begun when President Raul Castro took over from his brother, Fidel in 2008.
Raul Castro has been trying to stimulate Cuba’s stagnant economy but has faced resistance from Cuban Communist Party hardliners. 152 more words
“The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born,” Italian thinker Antonio Gramsci once said. Three decades after the downfall of the Marcos dictatorship, which left deep and lasting wounds on an impoverished nation, the Filipino people are once again clamouring for “change”. 858 more words
DILI, Timor-Leste: This month, thousands of Timorese proudly gathered at the city of Ermera to celebrate their nation’s independence.
Southeast Asia’s youngest country, Timor-Leste gained its freedom in 2002 and since then has relied heavily on revenue from its oil and gas reserves to fund development. 425 more words