Trump Has Invited Putin to the White House

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppCNN recently stated that Washington has been in the “Twilight Zone” ever since the Helsinki summit. Honestly, however, Washington has been in the Twilight Zone since Trump was elected President in 2016, and Putin’s invite is just another episode. Following Monday’s summit between the two world leaders, Trump received bipartisan backlash due to his passive attitude towards Putin. During the summit, Trump stated that he believed Putin’s claims that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election. Trump apparently believes Putin over claims made by…

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Costa Rica En Route to La Vida Pura

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppCosta Rica’s emerging status as a green energy leader has won renewed praise from experts, who have been discussing the country’s 99 percent fossil-free electricity use. The country is the most “progressive” country in Central America, and has been able to achieve an almost completely carbon-neutral footprint when sourcing electricity for its citizens in 2015. Recently, official studies have shown that about 18 percent of all of Costa Rica’s energy use is renewable, with 99 percent of its electricity sourced from green energy supplies. The…

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Mexican President Lopez Obrador Promises To Cut 60% of His Salary

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppGoing in line with his former campaign promises, Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has stated that he will drastically cut his personal revenue when he enters office in December. The measure follows his campaign’s anti-status-quo approach to politics, which led to a substantial victory over his opponents. He will reportedly be earning half of what current president Enrique Pena Nieto is earning. Lopez Obrador announced his decision at his campaign’s headquarters, and stated that he wanted public funding to “reach everybody.” He will take…

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Canada’s Largest Department Store Stops Carrying Products From Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Brand

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppCanada’s effort to boycott U.S. products has reached a new milestone, as Hudson’s Bay Company has recently pulled all products from Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand from their shelves. Hudson’s Bay has stopped carrying these products in response to the tariffs which the Trump administration has placed on Canadian steel and aluminum. The company’s decision echoes a sentiment shared by a large percentage of Canadians, as demonstrated by a Twitter movement encouraging others to boycott U.S. products. Hashtags such as #BuyCanadian, #BoycottUSProducts, and #BoycottUSA trended on Twitter.…

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Haitian Prime Minister resigns after violent protests over rising gas prices

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppAfter days of riots showing backlash to his administration, Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned. The protesters were responding to his announced measure of rising fuel prices across the nation. Lafontant had only been working for the administration as Prime Minister for a year and a half, and reportedly resigned before a coming non-confidence vote over his position in parliament. There is still uncertainty about the riots, which involved blocking roads, burning tires and vandalizing shops. They responded to the measures applied in…

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