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Biden And President Lopez Obrador Make Immigration Plans

UNITED STATES—During a virtual meeting on Monday, March 1, President Joe Biden met with the President Andrés Manuel Lόpez Obrador of Mexico to come to an agreement on a new immigrant labor policy that would bring immigrants from Mexico and Central America legally to work in the U.S. Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveal that U.S., unemployment...

Spotify Employees Will Earn San Francisco Salaries Remotely

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday, February 12 Spotify announced its new Work-From-Anywhere program that will pay New York and San Francisco-level salaries to employees working remotely anywhere in the world. Spotify announced Friday, February 12 that employees will now have the opportunity to choose whether they work from home, at an office, or a combination of the two, in any location, with...

Migrants Caravan To US Border On Biden’s Promise

UNITED STATES—On January 13, close to 200 Honduran immigrants traveled to the city of San Pedro Sula, Guatemala where they are to meet with other members, approximately 7,000 to the US border after President Elect Joe Biden announced that he would be easing border crossing restrictions if he became President. Approximately, 3,000 police officers in the village of Vado Hondo,...

Capitol Building Locked Down Following Security Breach

UNITED STATES—The U.S. Capitol was on lockdown after what appeared to be, supporters of President Donald Trump breached security and entered the building on Wednesday, January 6, shortly after  1 p.m. The U.S. Senate was in session, with Vice President Mike Pence presiding to handle the voting of the electoral votes for the U.S. Presidency. Pence had just begun to...

Peruvian Court Decides Red Underwear Is Evidence Of Consent

PERU—A Peruvian court decided a woman who wore red underwear to a party was not a victim of rape. On October 29, three judges, argued that the victim misrepresented herself, citing women only wear red underwear when intending to have sex. According to the Daily Mail, the case was first reported in January 2019 by a 20-year-old woman whose identity...

U.S. Whistleblower Edward Snowden Seeks Russian Citizenship

RUSSIA—Whistleblower Edward Snowden and his wife are applying for Russian citizenship while keeping their U.S. nationality, Snowden said on Monday, November 2. Snowden, 37, fled the U.S. and was given asylum in Russia after leaking files in 2013 that exposed domestic and international surveillance operations of the U.S. National Security Agency, where he worked as a contractor. Authorities have wanted Snowden...

Azerbaijanis Hold Rally To Raise Awareness

SAN FRANCISCO—On October 24 the Azerbaijani community held a rally, titled “Recognizing the Refugees and Victims of Nagorno Karabakh Conflict,” in the San Francisco Embarcadero plaza with the stated purpose of raising awareness about the victims of the current conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh as well as surrounding regions. Individual community organizers said the...

Protests Erupt In Poland Amid Abortion Law In Poland

POLAND—On Wednesday, October 28, tens of thousands of women took to the streets in Polish cities to protest a high court’s ruling to ban nearly all abortions. It marked the sixth straight day of protests in Poland. Abortion is only legal in Poland if the pregnancy endangers the life or health of the mother or is the result of rape...

U.S. Secretary Of State Speaks With Aliyev, Pashinyan On Artsakh Ceasefire

UNITED STATES—On Tuesday, October 27, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to respect the U.S.-negotiated cease-fire in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). Pompeo separately spoke with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, urging each to respect their commitments to cease hostilities. He stressed that “there is no military solution to this conflict.” The cease-fire,...

Trump, Putin, Macron Urge Artsakh Ceasefire

UNITED STATES—On Thursday, October 1, President Donald Trump, President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Emmanuel Macron of France called for a ceasefire in Artsakh, urging Armenia and Azerbaijan to commit to talks. The Republic of Artsakh, or the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, is an autonomous state in the Caucasus. It has an overwhelming Armenian population and is governed by Armenians,...
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