Sobral, a Brazilian city hostage to striking police officers | International

Sobral, a city of just over 200,000 inhabitants of northeastern Brazil, has been for 13 days the epicenter of a serious security crisis that has caused surreal scenes. Cid Gomes, a city-born senator and an opponent of President Jair Bolsonaro, was shot to death when he tried to break into an enclosure of striking policemen […]

London has had a fluctuating policy towards hostage takers

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a celebrity in the United Kingdom. On April 3, 2016, this 40-year-old Anglo-Iranian woman was arrested with her 22-month-old daughter at Tehran airport by Revolutionary Guards as she left the country where she came to visit her family. Imprisoned, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is sentenced to five years in prison on charges of “attempted […]

Can vs. Can | Spain

Flirting with separatism to figure that it has been split is a recurring mistake of coping and relief from the folding PSOE to maintain its own equilibrium with the PSC and its small majority parliamentarian. The short-term utility of the vaunted dialogue – preservation of privileges of the only caste identified in Spain, the supremacist, […]