LOS ANGELES — The Evergrande Group, China’s second-largest property developer by sales, owns over 1,300 residential projects across over 280 cities. This real estate conglomerate is heavily embedded in the Chinese economy since it not only owns residential property but ...

LOS ANGELES — In the pre-pandemic era, over 311,000 people per year made the treacherous journey from the Northern Triangle to the United States. Despite the risks, migration from the Northern Triangle, composed of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, to ...

LOS ANGELES — Although shaky, Sudan’s democratic transition seemed to be working. However, two years into the process, the country once again faces grave democratic instability. In late October 2021, U.S. Envoy to the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman met ...

LOS ANGELES — As social media’s use and influence continues to expand exponentially into all aspects of modern-day life, world leaders are grappling with how to and if they should regulate these platforms. Some countries have taken more extreme approaches. ...

LOS ANGELES — Despite recent storms bringing intense rainfall to some parts of California, the state—along with the American Southwest—continues to experience its most dire drought conditions in decades. This is caused in no small part by the extremely low ...

Today marks one year since the U.S. Capitol Insurrection — a violent attack on Congress fueled by conspiratorial claims and encouraged by former President Donald Trump. The violent attack still rings sharp in the American consciousness.  Images of chaos in ...

LOS ANGELES — As the pandemic progresses and new COVID-19 variants run rampant worldwide, developing countries face tremendous challenges in producing the biotechnology for vaccines in an effort to keep their populations safe and rebuild their economies.  As a response, ...

LOS ANGELES — On Nov. 15, 2020, two Belarusian journalists were arrested while broadcasting violent police interference during an anti-government rally protesting police brutality. Darya Chultsova and Katsyaryna Andreyeva were apprehended in Andreyeva’s apartment. The police, adorned with riot gear, ...

LOS ANGELES — For the last few months, Nayib Bukele, El Salvador and Latin America’s first millennial president, has been stepping into the future with what has arguably become his technology generation’s most buzz-worthy investment tool: cryptocurrency. In June 2021, ...

LOS ANGELES — In July 1979, the Nicaraguan government experienced a substantial change in leadership. Anastasio Somoza Debayle, a brutal dictator of the country during the 1970s and the last of the Somoza regime, was overthrown by the Sandinista National ...