Trump Sends 5,200 troops to U.S.-Mexico Borders to Fight off “Invasion”

President Trump ordered the U.S. military to send additional 5,200 troops to the southern border under “Operation Faithful Patriot” as a reaction to the Central American migrant caravan. The Pentagon has gathered military police, pilots, engineers, cooks, planners and medical personnel from around the country—from Fort Bragg in North Carolina to Lewis McChord in Washington.Read More

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Trump Condemns Democratic “Obstructionists”

President Donald Trump continues to provoke Democrats as the partisan conflict surrounding immigration exacerbates. On Saturday, he posted a Twitter message accusing Democrats of being “obstructionists” as he works to secure the U.S.-Mexican border. Were Democrats more cooperative, he wrote, then Congress could “write up and agree to new immigration laws in less than one hour.”Read More

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“Trump of the Tropics” Jair Bolsonare Likely to Become Brazil’s Next President

“I am in favor of a dictatorship,” boasted Jair Bolsonare, a far-right presidential candidate who scored an outright victory in Brazil’s first round of voting on Sunday. Named the “Trump of the Tropics” by Brazilian media, Bolsonaro indeed runs his campaign on similar premises as did U.S. President Donald Trump—xenophobia, misogynism, anti-establishment appeals and a populistRead More

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Once Again, The Trumps Go Back On Their Word

It is not the first time Donald Trump- or one of his children for the matter- has completely taken back and recreated an official statement. It is also not the first time it has been done through a tweet. With worries high about the Trump’s connections to Russia, ties to the Kremlin, and illegal activityRead More

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Toronto Votes to Completely Ban Handgun Sales

Toronto’s city council has recently decided to install a ban on all handgun sales after a mass shooting in the city left three people dead. This is a striking measure, especially when compared to how U.S. politicians have recently approached gun control legislation. The city’s mayor, John Tori, was blunt and direct when addressing theRead More

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IMF warns Venezuela of having 1M% inflation by the end of the year

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released a concerning prediction regarding the Venezuelan economy. According to them, if the country continues to pri1nt money in order to cover their massive gap in the budget, their inflation could rise up to a baffling one million percent. Alejandro Werner, head of the Fund’s Western Hemisphere department, statedRead More

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Canada’s Largest Department Store Stops Carrying Products From Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Brand

Canada’s effort to boycott U.S. products has reached a new milestone, as Hudson’s Bay Company has recently pulled all products from Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand from their shelves. Hudson’s Bay has stopped carrying these products in response to the tariffs which the Trump administration has placed on Canadian steel and aluminum. The company’s decision echoes aRead More

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Haitian Prime Minister resigns after violent protests over rising gas prices

After days of riots showing backlash to his administration, Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned. The protesters were responding to his announced measure of rising fuel prices across the nation. Lafontant had only been working for the administration as Prime Minister for a year and a half, and reportedly resigned before a comingRead More

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Trump administration’s states immigration officers could decline valid asylum applications

Merely one day after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration services stated that the U.S. would toughen its requisites for asylum to immigrants, the same department has announced that immigration officials will now be more discrete and decline potentially valid applications. The new measure argues that the illegal entry to the country itself works against theirRead More

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Reuters/IPSOS Poll States Immigration Is Most Important Issue For American Voters

Reuters and IPSOS recently released a joint poll chronicling American voters’ interests and concerns regarding the way in which national issues are being handled by the Trump administration. According to the poll’s results, immigration has become the most important issue for American voters, followed by the economy and Trump’s trade wars. These will be theRead More

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