Implications of a no-deal Brexit

Implications of a no-deal Brexit

BackgroundTransportTradePeopleMedicineIrish BorderDiplomacy/Security In a referendum on 23 June 2016, the British were asked whether the United Kingdom should remain or leave the European Union. The majority – 52% – decided in favor of leaving the bloc and the exit...
Venezuela power outage raises tensions amid crisis

Venezuela power outage raises tensions amid crisis

Incident backgroundTimeline of events Venezuela suffered a massive blackout that started on 7 March at 16:45 (local time), affecting at least 22 of its 23 states. The widespread power cuts caused transportation/infrastructure and business disruptions that lasted for...
March 2019 in Review

March 2019 in Review

Following are some of major events that have been dominating the global headlines in the month of March: White supremacists attack mosques in ChristchurchCyclone Idai devastation in MozambiqueKazakhstan President Nazarbayev shocking resignationEthiopian crash grounds...
Brutal winter as polar vortex sweeps through US

Brutal winter as polar vortex sweeps through US

Incident BackgroundTimeline of Events Large parts of the US experienced unusually cold weather following the arrival of a polar vortex that sent temperatures in the Midwest as well as in the East Coast dipping between January and March. This was not the first time the...