Tag Archives: nikki haley

122 countries adopt global treaty banning nuclear weapons

ban nukes
Image by Rappler.com

Nuclear-armed states dismiss the ban as unrealistic, arguing it will have no impact on reducing the global stockpile of 15,000 atomic weapons

UNITED NATIONS (Jul. 7, 2017) — A global treaty banning nuclear weapons was adopted at the United Nations on Friday, July 7, despite opposition from the United States, Britain, France and other nuclear powers that boycotted negotiations. Continue reading 122 countries adopt global treaty banning nuclear weapons

Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

venezuelan opposition activists
IN PROTEST. Venezuelan opposition activists take part in a women’s march aimed to keep pressure on President Nicolas Maduro on May 6. Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP

The protest is being led by Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

CARACAS, Venezuela (May 6, 2017) — A women’s march in Venezuela’s capital on Saturday, May 6 aimed to keep pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, whose authority is being increasingly challenged by protests and deadly unrest. Continue reading Women march to keep pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro