Peru’s Presidential Election in Historical Context: “Markets Versus Marxism”

Peru’s Presidential Election in Historical Context: “Markets Versus Marxism”

The U.S. has a long history of interfering in Latin America when their leaders view from U.S. interests. Will Peru’s new president be deemed ‘acceptable?’

G-7 World Leaders Agree on Global Distribution of 500m Vaccines to Poorest Nations

G-7 World Leaders Agree on Global Distribution of 500m Vaccines to Poorest Nations

By Quentin Choy June 10, 2021 President Joe Biden spoke to G-7 World leaders to join him and the United States in its effort to share 500 million coronavirus vaccines with poorer, struggling, deindustrialized nations around the world to put an end to COVID-19. This comes on top of his announcement to share 80 million…

VP Harris Misses the Point on Guatemala and Immigration

VP Harris Misses the Point on Guatemala and Immigration

By Quentin Choy June 9, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris recently went on her first foreign trip as vice president to Mexico and Guatemala to deal with the issue of migration and asylum seekers from the region. Harris echoed already existing migration policy saying that those who tried to cross the U.S. border would be…

Sights and Wonders #3: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific – Honolulu, Hawai’i

Sights and Wonders #3: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific – Honolulu, Hawai’i

By Quentin Choy June 4, 2021 In the Punchbowl Crater sitting just above Urban Honolulu sits a tranquil resting place of thousands of American heroes who served in the U.S. military as well as a monument established for those men and women whose remains were never found. This is the National Memorial Cemetery of the…

U.S. Commits to Share 80 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Globally

U.S. Commits to Share 80 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Globally

By Quentin Choy June 3, 2021 The Biden administration announced its plans by the end of June to distribute 80 million COVID-19 vaccines to countries around the world, especially to those who are suffering from variants and increased cases such as India and Brazil. Regions such as Latin America and Southeast Asia are also emphasized.…

Memorial Day History: The Role of African-American Soldiers During the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars

Memorial Day History: The Role of African-American Soldiers During the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars

By Quentin Choy May 31, 2021 In honor of Memorial Day, I’ll look at the lives of African-Americans who served in the Spanish-American War of 1898 and the Philippine-American War in 1899, both of which are often forgotten in the American memory but were pivotal in the U.S. emergence as a global superpower. The U.S.…

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