The Story On Monday, current the current Paraguayan President, Horacio Cartes, announced that he would not be running for reelection in the 2018 election due to recent riots. The riots were fueled after the President as well as the Senate…

Week 04/17/2017   #Venezuela, the anti-government protests in Caracas What is the story? On Wednesday, April 19, opposition groups had called their supporters gathering for anti-government march in the capital, Caracas. Some of the marches turned violent, with protesters having…

Skimmed While Listening to 2005’s Greatest Hits The Story: Another One Bites The Dust Javier Duarte, former Governor of Veracruz, Mexico was arrested this week at a lakeside resort in Guatemala. Duarte is charged with corruption and is headed back…

Story: Mexico: Recent Deportation a violation of immigration rules what happened On Thursday, Mexico’s authorities accused U.S. officials of violating their own immigration rules in regards to the “Dreamer” and a mother of four who were recently deported back to…

Skimmed Over a Latte The Story: Tomas Yarrington’s Roman Holiday comes to an abrupt end. What happened? Former governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarington, was captured in Italy. Yarrington has been a fugitive for the past five…

Skimm for April 18 Skimmed while studying for finals, good luck students! Quote of the Day: “What Trump did was to let the ghosts out by attacking us … He poured turpentine on a wound that has never healed.” –…

Skimm for April 16th Skimmed while munching on matzah.    The Story: 10% of votes in Ecuadorian elections to be recount in light of fraud claims What happened: The results from April 2nd’s election saw conservative opposition leader, and former banker, Guillermo…

Skim- Week of April 17, 2017 Skimmed while in between classes The Story- More corruption charges in Brazil Who is involved? Judge Edson Fachin has revealed a list of many high ranking politicians who are now to be investigated in…

Caracas metro station closed ahead of anti-government protest More than a dozen metro stations in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, have been reported to be closed ahead of an anti-government protest. According to Caracas metro 18 stations had been closed while…

Quentin Sciulli Skim two           Nutella on the black market?   The Venezuelan problems continue to escalate. They are an oil rich country but the global price of oil being so low has really hurt the…