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North America sees NAFTA replacement

November 2, 2018

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President...

NAFTA renegotiations continue in a standstill against Canada and the US

September 14, 2018

Rising political tensions, miscommunications and legal quandaries have brought negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement to a standstill.  Since August 16, 2017, the U.S., Mexico, and Canada...

2018 Winter Olympics brings joy, skepticism

March 16, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, drew to a close on Feb. 25 after 16 days of competition. Norway ranked above all other participating countries, winning a total of 39 medals,...

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December 1, 2017

Indonesia Mount Agung in Karangasem, Bali erupted this week for the first time in approximately 50 years. The eruption has filled the island with large clouds of ash and smoke, which the volcano has...

Etsuo’s corner: introducing XinXin

November 17, 2017

Editor’s note: Etsuo’s Corner is a weekly column for World & Nation by Etsuo Fujita, an international student from Japan. Fujita features the stories of other international students or writes...

Trump expands ban in the US

Donald Trump speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. //Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore
October 6, 2017

On Sunday, Sept. 24, the restrictions of the travel ban issued on Jan. 27 were set to expire. Instead, the Trump administration announced an expansion of the travel ban to eight different countries. The...

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May 5, 2017

Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supports rewriting the national constitution. His proposal would reorganize the existing legislative body and change the election system to “direct and...

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February 12, 2016

Columbia The Constitutional Court of Colombia made a ruling prohibiting mining operations and petroleum projects from the country’s paramos regions. Paramos are moorland ecosystems typically found...

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November 6, 2015

Canada Canada’s recently elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will face a major political decision on whether or not to bail out Bombardier, Inc., a multinational transportation company based in...

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