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Venezuela On Saturday May 20, protests against President Maduro have reached 50 consecutive days and are still continuing. Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets across the country to demand elections be held, freedom for jailed activists, foreign aid and that the opposition in the legislature have autonomy. Many Venezuelans are angry about

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Libya Wintershall, a German oil producer, has been accused by Libya’s National Oil Corporation of withholding $900 million, and possibly more, from the Libyan state. Also, Wintershall and Libya’s U.N.-backed government have been accused of conspiring to take over the sale of Libya’s oil contracts. Wintershall insists that it owes no money and that various

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Indonesia Andalas State University has on its application that students must declare that they are not LGBTQ+. In Indonesia, this is considered a mental illness. The student council of Andalas University says, “LGBTQ+ is a disease, worse than prostitution, rape, and even murder.” The university’s administrators are conforming to the government’s conservative views, which uses

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Mexico Mexican authorities apprehended drug kingpin Damaso “The Graduate” Lopez the morning of May 2, 2017 in Mexico City. Lopez has been linked to numerous attacks throughout the country as well as affiliation with former cartel leader Chapo Guzman, most notably assisting in Guzman’s escape from prison. France French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has

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