Qatar Diplomatic Crisis
More than a hundred days have passed since the beginning of the Qatar diplomatic crisis
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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2017 @ 10:26 AM / by Morgan Grenier
In the week following the Saudi Arabia-led blockade against Qatar, the original five countries participating has expanded to nine. The blockade of Qatar has many components, including the closure of land borders and airspace as well as shipping ports in participating countries, the expulsion of Qatari citizens from participating countries, and a ban against Qatar Airways.
[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2017 @ 10:04 AM / by Morgan Grenier
While the official exchange rate for Venezuelan Bolivares Fuertes is USD1.00=VEF10.00, the black market rate in Caracas on Friday, April 24th reached 4711.73 bolivars per USD, the highest in the country’s history, and a depreciation of 6.4% in the last week and 40.5% in the last month.
[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 16, 2016 @ 02:32 PM / by Morgan Grenier
[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 08, 2016 @ 04:16 PM / by Christopher Zeitz
Zika virus is an emerging health risk in the Americas. Mosquitos of the Aedes genus, particularly the Aedes Aegypti species, are the principle cause of transmission for the virus. These mosquitos also transmit dengue and chikungunya, and so the outbreak of Zika has tended to afflict populations already subject to these viruses. There also have been suspected instances of person-to-person transmission, including one apparent case in the Dallas, Texas, area.