Month: March 2018

Islamic State takes of hostages in a supermarket in southern France

Islamic State takes of hostages in a supermarket in southern France

Jihadist terrorism has hit France again. There are at least three people killed in hostage-taking at a supermarket in Trèbes, near Carcassonne, in the south of the country. The assailant, who has been killed by the police after several hours, is a soldier of the Islamic State . Continue reading “Islamic State takes of hostages in a supermarket in southern France”

US suspends the application of the tariff to steel and aluminum in Europe

US suspends the application of the tariff to steel and aluminum in Europe

The United States tries to avoid detonating a trade war with the European Union, although it still thinks that the trade deficit with its great economic partner creates a big problem for it. With this purpose, it decides to suspend the application of the tariff to European imports of steel and aluminum until a definitive solution is found. The Administration of Donald Trump announces this pause a day before the protectionist measure comes into force. Continue reading “US suspends the application of the tariff to steel and aluminum in Europe”

Pedro Kuczynski resigns from the presidency of Peru after scandal of vote buying in Congress

Pedro Kuczynski resigns from the presidency of Peru after scandal of vote buying in Congress

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski presented his resignation on Wednesday after a scandal triggered by the dissemination of videos that would verify the purchase of votes to avoid a request for dismissal that was to be defined this Thursday in Congress, according to local media reports. Continue reading “Pedro Kuczynski resigns from the presidency of Peru after scandal of vote buying in Congress”

World Down’s Syndrome Day 2018: Why people are wearing odd socks to celebrate

World Down’s Syndrome Day 2018: Why people are wearing odd socks to celebrate

Today marks World Down Syndrome Day, an occasion where people come together to raise public awareness and advocate for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down’s syndrome. Continue reading “World Down’s Syndrome Day 2018: Why people are wearing odd socks to celebrate”

Are these the political prisoners?

Are these the political prisoners?

The leaders of the Opposition in Honduras informed the national and international media that there were at least 22 political prisoners in the country who were detained during the different protests of the Alliance of Opposition Against the Dictatorship (left wing party). Continue reading “Are these the political prisoners?”

Court of Honduras admits appeal of unconstitutionality against the MACCIH- OEA

Court of Honduras admits appeal of unconstitutionality against the MACCIH- OEA

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of Honduras (CSJ) accepted an appeal of unconstitutionality against the agreement between the Mission of Support Against Corruption and Impunity (MACCIH) and the government of Honduras. Continue reading “Court of Honduras admits appeal of unconstitutionality against the MACCIH- OEA”

The two Koreas and the US hold trilateral negotiations in Finland

The two Koreas and the US hold trilateral negotiations in Finland

Representatives of the two Koreas and the United States began today in Vantaa (Finland) a round of unofficial negotiations that are part of diplomatic efforts to reduce tension between North Korea and Washington, local media reported. Continue reading “The two Koreas and the US hold trilateral negotiations in Finland”