The Guilfordian

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Argentina Human Rights Watch asked Argentina on Nov. 26 to use the war crimes clause in its constitution to press charges against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who landed in Argentina for the G20 Summit on Nov. 28. An Argentine agreed to take the case, breaking the international norm of diplomat...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Spain Spaniards Fernando Blanco and his wife Margarita Garau were jailed on Nov. 7 for fraudulently raising money to fund their lifestyle. The couple made media appearances asking for money to save the life of their sick daughter, whom supposedly could be cured by an expensive treatment in the U.S. A Sp...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Sept. 12, President Donald Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against any countries or individuals found meddling in U.S. elections. The order instructs the intelligence community to monitor propaganda and attempts to influence U.S. elections. On Sept. 12, The European Union...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Brazil Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, known as ‘Lula,’ turned himself in to the police on April 7. Supporters urged Da Silva to resist arrest, and some attempted to block his car from leaving a metalworkers union headquarters in São Bernardo do Campo where he was staying. ...

DACA recipients should not be blamed

DACA recipients should not be blamed

Julia Martins de Sa, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion

On the morning of Sept. 18, the Trump administration announced that they would be repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. In the moments after the announcement was made, the hearts of millions of Americans and immigrants fell. This was a decision rooted in racism and fear, a decision that...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Brazil On April 25, indigenous people protesting in Brasília, Brazil, clashed with police officers. About 4,000 people attended the protest, which concerned legislation about indigenous land rights. Farmers and native groups have clashed in recent months. “We carried 200 coffins symbolizing the...

Hot Brazilians better choice for romantic life partners, superior to American lovers

Hot Brazilians better choice for romantic life partners, superior to American lovers

Beatriz Caldas, Brazilian Matchmaker

April 1, 2017


Filed under The Goofordian 2017

If there is one thing our generation is tired, of it’s being alone. Thanks to the amount of exposure we receive from other people’s lives through social media, it is hard not to envy them, especially when they have someone to kiss and we don’t. Apparently the parties in the South Apartments...

Impeachment process stands strong in Brazil

Impeachment process stands strong in Brazil

Beatriz Caldas, Diversity & Social Justice Coordinator

April 29, 2016


Filed under Top Stories, World & Nation

On a typical Sunday afternoon, Brazilians from all over get together with family and close friends to watch the good old-fashioned sport of soccer for hours in front of the television. This past Sunday, soccer was the last thing on Brazilians’ minds. April 17 marked the day the lower house of the...