WhatsApp Shut Down Threatens Rights

WhatsApp Shut Down Threatens Rights

On Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, Sandra Marques, a Brazilian judge in Sao Paulo ordered to shut down a popular communications app called WhatsApp. This command affected 93 million people who rely on the app every day for correspondence. The order, which threatens individual rights, was issued because WhatsApp refused to provide information that would aid […]

Amazon Rainforest Is a Global Concern

Amazon Rainforest Is a Global Concern

Amazon Rainforest is a global concern and feared to have been damaged by fire. Periodic fires are nothing new to the Amazon Rainforest. However, in 2015, there has been a significant increase in reported fires. The Ecologist reports that within the last five weeks, over 18,000 fires have occurred. Furthermore, increased levels of carbon into […]

Brazil Petrobras Corruption Contributes to Nation’s Economic Decline

Brazil Petrobras Corruption Contributes to Nation’s Economic Decline

Brazil’sĀ PetrobrasĀ corruption contributes, on an epic scale, to the nation’s economic decline. Petrobras, a semi-public, state-owned oil company with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, has been accused by federal authorities of fraud and business corruption. According to Voice of America News and federal prosecuting reports, it has already lost 2 billion dollars just in bribes from […]