World News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-yemen2.jpg

Starving and broke: Yemen's "war on terror"

Yemen managed to introduce a hopeful chapter to a gloomy modern history. They must remain wary of the challenges awaiting them.

World Notes: Italy, Japan, Pakistan – and more

International news clips regarding Italy, Yemen, Japan, Pakistan, Bolivia and Cuba.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Women.jpg

World Notes: UN, Yemen, Cuba

Women's equality under study at UN, Yemen conflict eases but instability continues, Cuba state visit zeroes in on U.S. blockade.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Brazil350.jpg

World Notes: Brazil, Cuba, Guadaloupe, Spain, Sudan, Thailand, Yemen

This week in World Notes: Brazil passes landmark climate legislation; Cuba rejects U.S. terror designation; Guadaloupe prepares for general strike; Spain's unemployment is highest in Europe; Sudan exports food, while country starves; Thailand's army deport Laotian Hmong; Yemen faces mass poverty, hunger

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-cubanfive.jpg

Of Terrorism, Cuba, and Yemen

Who gets a visa to enter the United States? Nigerian citizen Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab did, even though his father had notified the U.S. embassy there of his son's worrisome terrorist associations.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-josemarti.jpg

World Notes: Brazil, Yemen, India, Canada, Uganda, Cuba

Cuba: Retamar honors Marti Poet Roberto Fernández Retamar inaugurated the 7th International conference on Marti Studies. The writer and Casa de las Americas president praised Jose Marti's contribution to Latin American unity and his inspiration of a "second Cuban revolution," led by Fidel Castro in 1953.