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Colombian capital elects first gay female mayor

Newly-appointed Claudia López is both the first female and the first openly gay person to serve as the mayor of Bogotá, the capital of Colombia.
November 18, 2019

Claudia López has just been elected as the first female mayor of Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. Now holding what is considered to be one of the most powerful positions in Colombian government, second...

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November 17, 2017

Zimbabwe On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Zimbabwean army assumed country-wide control, stating that it was “removing criminals” surrounding Robert Mugabe, the country’s president. According to Aljazeera,...

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September 8, 2017

Monsoon Flooding In India, Nepal and Bangladesh Flooding from monsoons in South Asia has led to over 1,200 deaths and directly impacted over 40 million people, according to the U.N. The Red Cross has...

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December 2, 2016

Colombia A plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Associação Chapecoense de Futebol, 21 journalists and a crew of nine crashed on Nov. 28 near Medellin, Colombia. Of the 81 people on board, only...

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April 29, 2016

Germany President Barack Obama met with European leaders to discuss policy issues in Hannover, Germany. The visit did not go without controversy. Many activists protested the Transatlantic Trade 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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September 21, 2012

New York City, USA The one-year anniversary of the well-known Occupy Movement, which began as an attempt to gain support for the 99% of Americans who fall below the upper-middle-class line, is being...

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