US will not release hunger-striking Guantanamo detainee

WASHINGTON - On August 14, US Department of Justice lawyers have blocked a legal request from Tariq Ba Odah, a 36-year-old Yemeni weighing just 74...

Hillary Clinton agrees to hand over its e-mail server to FBI

WASHINGTON—The former Secretary of US State Hillary Clinton has agreed to hand over to the FBI the private e-mail server that she used in...

Obama unveils Clean Energy Plan

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama revealed on August 3 the latest version of the Clean Energy Plan. The plan brings together a range of environmental...

Cuba and US reestablish diplomatic relationship after 50 years

WASHINGTON — On July 20, Cuba and the United States finally reestablished diplomatic relations. This marks the end of five decades of hostility after the historic...

US legalises same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On June 26, the White House lit up in rainbow colours in commemoration of the Supreme Court legalising same-sex marriage across all 50...

A triumphant victory for same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court’s decision authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy was marked by a 28-page report that opened with the following statement: “The Fourteenth...

Nicaragua’s new canal stirs protests in the country

MANAGUA - A Chinese billionaire, Wang Jing, is planning to build a canal in Nicaragua much like the one in Panama. The purpose, however...

Caitlyn Jenner and Transgender Discussion

CALIFORNIA - Before, she was Bruce Jenner, the gold medal winner of men’s decathlon 1976 Summer Olympics and father of reality-TV famous Kardashians. Now...

Flat out lies: Quebec journalist falsified articles

QUEBEC - This was not just a small time journalist. Bugingo has worked for news establishments such as Radio Canada, TVA, while also running...

US removes Cuba from terrorism blacklist

WASHINGTON - The US State Department reported on May 29 that the United States has formally dropped Cuba from its list of state sponsors...