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Peru Fears Venezuela Headed Toward Civil War: Foreign Minister

By REUTERS

AUG. 10, 2017, 1:24 A.M. E.D.T.

LIMA — Peru fears Venezuela may be headed toward civil war as a political crisis deepens and its economy implodes under the rule of socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Peru’s foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday. 407 more words

  • It is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and the only one in which all member nations have equal representation.
  • Its powers are to oversee the budget of the United Nations, appoint the non-permanent members to the Security Council, receive reports from other parts of the United Nations and make recommendations in the form of General Assembly Resolutions.
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India

OPINION: How We Need To Fundamentally Overhaul The UN

If you are a national representative to the United Nations General Assembly, or even a spectator of the meetings, I am sure you know how the meetings seem a bit robotic. 792 more words

Politics

Degrees in Amity: The University for Peace

Rarely do educational entities come into existence through the decree of international organizations, but such is the case with the University for Peace, which is officially located in San Jose, Costa Rica. 1,097 more words

Posts For The Cause

WORLD WATER DAY: Waste Not. Want Not.

WORLD WATER DAY

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the… 282 more words

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Shakira's Best Look!

The incredibly popular Colombian star is not only known for her singing, but for her stylish looks as well. Here’s a look at some of Shakira’s best outfits to mark her 40th birthday on Feb. 95 more words

Hollywood Style

The Establishment of the Outer Space Treaty

With the fiftieth anniversary of the “Outer Space Treaty,” formally the “Treaty on the Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies,” taking place on January 27, 1967, I thought it appropriate to discuss this important legal instrument. 1,256 more words

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