OM’s Chatter: Africa Bits & ME Skits

No Natural Disasters Here, Metaphorical or Otherwise

On this episode of OM's Chatter, Vennesa and Karan discuss Trump, Venezuela, OPEC, and a new segment called 'Africa Bits'. First up is Trump's wander in the Middle East and what effect the show he's putting on will have on his awful ratings (if any). Then we wander over to Brazil to catch up with VP turned President Temer and why his new title might be short lived (spoiler: more or less the same reason Rousseff got the boot). Third, we take a look at the recent OPEC meeting and what it means for Venezuela in light of continued hyperinflation, protests, and food and medical shortages. Last, but certainly not least, we turn to Vennesa's maybe regular 'Africa Bits', in which she continues to pick

Splits, Sagas, & Stranded Scientists

The Round-Up Three Elections Gunman Referendum

The World in a Flash This week's Round-Up covers the EU27 informal Summit, Zimbabwe's economy sparks fears of hyperinflation, and stranded scientists in the Arctic.   Donald Trump Appears On Dr. Oz The soup du jour of the American elections is the health of the presidential candidates. After Clinton’s early exit from a 9/11 memorial service due to illness, health has come front and centre for both the Republican party and the majority of media outlets. Donald Trump took the opportunity this past Thursday to disclose the results of his medical examination on the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Oz has a less than stellar medical reputation, he was called in front of a senate committee to answer for his less than truthful endorsement