Daily Archives: October 20, 2018

Thousands march through London to call for new referendum on Brexit

China Has Risen and May Be on Collision Course With U.S., Harvard’s Allison Says

Trump says US to withdraw from nuclear treaty with Russia

Over half million anti-Brexiteers march for second referendum vote

“Public Leadership in the 21st Century: Ethical, Global, Local and Connected”


Inaugural Schwarzman – Rhodes Symposium


“Public Leadership in the 21st Century: Ethical, Global, Local and Connected”
26 – 28 October 2018 | Rhodes House, Oxford

The Symposium will be co-hosted and brings together members of the Schwarzman and Rhodes Scholars’ communities to explore the ways in which the public leaders of today and tomorrow exercise values-based leadership. The Symposium will examine the challenges that public leaders face today and will also look to build a vibrant and strong network of Schwarzman Scholars and Rhodes Scholars Alumni from diverse places, perspectives and pursuits. Participants will be able to benefit from cross-generational mentoring sessions, workshops with the Blavatanik School of Government and the Munk School of Global Affairs, as well as interactive panels with leaders from all walks of life.





A new migrant caravan: 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling toward Mexico

CGTN America
Published on Oct 16, 2018

Roughly 2000 Honduran migrants are making their way toward Mexico, fleeing violence and poverty in search of a better life. The U.S. has threatened to pull financial support for Honduras if the migrants continue their journey north.

Extreme weather 2018 – Hurricane Michael (Honduras) – BBC News – 9th October 2018

Mark 1333
Published on Oct 9, 2018

Hurricane Michael swept across Central America and is heading towards Western Cuba before hitting the USA. Here we see a report from Honduras that took the brunt of the storm and what effect it had on the country with its torrential rain. Part of the ‘extreme weather and climate change’ series (on this channel), as this year is proving particularly hot yet again and in more places in the northern hemisphere on planet Earth in 2018.