Paraguays Congress was set ablaze on Friday (31 March) by angry demonstrators opposing a constitutional amendment that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election in 2018. Cartes called on the protesters to remain calm and avoid violence. Opponents of the constitutional change believe that the new measure would weaken the democratic institutions of the country. They also alleged that the secret voting, which saw a total of 25 lawmakers in the 45-member upper chamber voting for the change, was illegal. A voting on the amendment was set to take place in the 80-member Chamber of Deputies early on Saturday (1 April) but was cancelled following the violent protests.
Apr 1, 2017
The conservative host has amassed a huge 4.3m followers on Facebook through her viral monologues, many of which espouse right-wing and conservative views in line with US President Donald Trump. Her popularity online has led to appearances on mainstream television shows, such as The Daily Show and Real Time with Bill Maher. However, her show on news outlet The Blaze has recently been suspended, after the 24-year-old claimed she was ‘pro-choice’ on US talk show The View.
Mar 31, 2017
A video of an Ethiopian domestic worker begging her employer for help from her Kuwait employer as she is about to fall from a 7th floor window has sparked outrage online. The maid was filmed holding on to a window frame with one hand as she cries for help. Her employer, who is filming the scene, does nothing to help. The maid survived the fall from the building in Sabah al-Salem, a suburb of Kuwait City near the airport, but suffered multiple fractures, according to the Kuwait Times.
Mar 31, 2017
The aftermath of cyclone Debbie is causing destruction at the Gold Coast in Australia. Some areas had to be evacuated due to heavy flooding and landslides cut off come towns. Part of the Tamborine-Oxenford Bridge in Upper Coomera, Queensland was washed away in the flood, blocking an access road.
Mar 31, 2017
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