Venezuela Poised for Political Crisis

Venezuela Poised for Political Crisis

Venezuela appears to be poised for a major political crisis, after the dramatic change of government in Ukraine earlier this week. The South American state has been flirting with dictatorship since the election of Hugo Chavez in 1998. Chavez held office until his death last year, and was immediately replaced by Nicolas Maduro, who is now […]

Ohio Kidnapping Victims Celebrated for Courage

Ohio Kidnapping Victims Celebrated for Courage

Ohio kidnapping victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight were celebrated today by the Ohio governor, John Kasich, for their bravery. The trio, who were taken and held by Ariel Castro between August 2002 and May 2013, received the governor’s annual courage award. “Last year, the world heard a story, that words could barely describe,” said […]

Rare Diseases Challenged in California

Rare Diseases Challenged in California

Rare diseases were challenged in California this week as part of a global movement. The worldwide Rare Disease Day movement will hold a public event at the California State Capitol to raise public awareness of a situation that affects one in ten people. The event is supported by Assembly Member Kevin Mullin, and the aim of the day […]