The Guilfordian

U.S. continues to break ties

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

The United States recalled three chief diplomats to El Salvador, the Dominican Republic and Panama on Sept. 7, 2018. This move came in response to the governments of those countries severing ties with Taiwan, an American ally, in favor of Chinese claims to the island. The larger issue lies within...

Teen denied chemotherapy due to Dominican abortion laws, dies

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

August 31, 2012

To save a girl’s life or to save her fetus, that is the question. After a grueling fight with Dominican Republic’s strict abortion laws, a pregnant teenager died last week, inciting public outrage and an international debate. The 16-year-old, nicknamed “Esperanza” — which translates to...