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New economic sanctions on Venezuela put pressure on Maduro

New economic sanctions on Venezuela put pressure on Maduro

Jayraj Jonnalagadda, Shivam Gandhi, and Hans Oh

September 8, 2017

The Trump administration recently imposed sanctions on trade concerning humanitarian aid and negotiations with debts on Venezuela to put pressure on its current government. The U.S. stopped before sanctioning against imports of crude oil from Venezuela, a move that would also raise American gas prices...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, Staff Writer

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 secret vote” by this new body according to Al Jazeera. These changes were announced at a Caracas...

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Rishab Revankar, World & Nation Editor

October 4, 2013

Brussels, Belgium The appearance and operations of the world’s most popular search engine may be in for a slight change. According to Agence-France Presse, Google and the European Union are settling on an agreement to end a long-standing dispute that highlighted Google’s “preference in search...

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Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

March 8, 2013

OHIO, USA Throughout February, Oberlin College discovered racial slurs displayed across campus, such as “n----- oven” graffiti in an elevator and “whites only” written above a water fountain. On March 4, there were sightings of a man dressed in a hooded white cloak, similar to those worn by KKK...