The Guilfordian

World & Nation News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 18, 2015

Cuba The government of Havana, Cuba, will release 3,522 prisoners ahead of a visit from Pope Francis.  This will be the third time Cuba has granted mass amounts of prisoners release before a papal visit. Though prisoners convicted of crimes like murder, child sex abuse and national security violations...

Former military dictator elected

Former military dictator elected

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

April 3, 2015

Elections are over in Nigeria, and the country is torn. “Nigeria has the potential to be one of the best countries in the world,” said sophomore and Nigeria native Tarilabo Koripamo. “But when you have leaders put in seats because of connection (rather than education), we don’t have the results...

News in Brief: November 14, 2014

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

November 14, 2014

Moscow, Russia: The Russian capital was shrouded in noxious fumes Monday, and the government has encouraged some residents to stay indoors, according to the BBC. The gas, which smells like rotten eggs, is reportedly hydrogen sulphide. This highly toxic substance can lead to headaches and nausea at eve...