Scout, South Korea, & Tech Support

The Round-Up Three Elections Gunman Referendum

The World in a Flash The Round-Up this week features a hotly contested Trump Travel Ban, a possible Scout (Scotland getting out of the UK), South Korea's Presidential chucking, and Wikileaks hooking tech companies up with details of the Vault7 leaks.    Hawaii First to Contest New Travel Ban Trump’s second edition of the Travel Ban/Muslim Ban isn’t even a week old and already multiple states are over it. Oregon, Washington, New York, and Massachusetts have now joined Hawaii in opposing the second attempt. Most opponents, including several of the suing states, argue that the new ban isn’t different enough from its predecessor to necessitate a lifting of the federal restraining order which led to the initial halt. At least this time there was

Corruption Protests & Inquests

The Round-Up Three Elections Gunman Referendum

The World in a Flash The Round-Up this week is very purposefully un-Trumped. Instead, we look at the new President of Haiti, continued protests in Romania, continued corruption drama in South Korea,  chaos in South Africa's parliament, & the police strikes in Espirito Santo.  1. Haiti's New President: Jovenel Moise Jovenel Moise was sworn in this week as Haiti’s 58th President and has a daunting road ahead of him. The tiny half-island is still in the midst of recovery from 2010 earthquake, last year’s Hurricane Matthew, the UN-assisted Cholera outbreak and the UN World Food Programme estimated that 2.5 million Haitians live in poverty. The 12-year-old UN peacekeeping force is also due to leave the island nation later this year. Though Moise also faces