American Mid Term Elections

On November 2, four days before the United States midterm election, polls predicted that the Democratic Party is likely to gain control of the House of Representatives while the Republican Party will keep its majority in the Senate. The trends indicate a balance of power on Capitol Hill for the next two years, and the possibility of legislative deadlocks.

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Locked out of Luck: ICJ Rules in Chile’s favor 

On October 1, 2018, the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Chile could not be forced into negotiating a corridor in the Pacific Ocean with Bolivia. In Bolivia’s capital, La Paz, large screens were put up on display across town squares as the President of the ICJ, Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusaf, delivered the courts final ruling.

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