Reports: Boeing 737 with more than 100 passengers crashes in Cuba

737 Down Shortly After Take Off… (Top headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories:CUBA PLANE CRASH…FIREBALL…107 PASSENGERS…‘High number dead’…Domestic Flight; Third of Fleet Grounded Over Safety Fears… Advertise here VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Reports: Boeing 737 with more than 100 passengers crashes in Cuba

Bangladesh: Skirting the Issues at the UN

Expand Tear gas is seen while police take their position in the street of Dhaka, Bangladesh on February 8, 2018.   © 2018 Reuters / Mohammad Ponir Hossain (Geneva) – The Bangladesh delegation to the United Nation’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva on May 14,…

Bangladesh’s Monsoon Season Threatens Rohingya Refugees

Expand Rohingya refugees try to take shelter from torrential rain as they are held by the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) after illegally crossing the border, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, August 31, 2017. © 2017 Reuters When I last visited the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh at…

America’s Prescription Drug Epidemic: “Making Us Sicker”

Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, Not only do we take too many drugs, they’re making us sicker… The United States has one of the highest rates in the world of prescription drug use, especially for the psychiatric and anti-anxiety drug classes: 1 in 6…

Pompeo Lands In Saudi, Immediately Calls For New Iran Sanctions

Well that didn’t take long. Just two days after being sworn in as US Secretary of State, former CIA Director Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday on a hastily-arranged visit to the Middle East to reinvigorate support for new sanctions against Iran. As…

Mangoes and Workers’ Health and Safety Rights

Expand Garment workers take part in a May Day demonstration in Phnom Penh, Cambodia May 1, 2017. © 2017 Reuters How can a mango craving spiral into a labor dispute? I was talking with garment workers in Cambodia when I heard the mango story. A…