Tag Archives: IALR

Much to the West’s Chagrin, Lula Realigns Brazil with the Global South

By: Théo de Sá-Kaye, 3L Since winning last year’s presidential election, Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva has made his diplomatic ambitions for Brazil crystal clear. In November, before assuming the presidency, Lula made an impromptu trip to the COP27 summit in Egypt, vowing to protect the Amazon. In August, he traveled to Africa, stopping by Angola, São […]

Canada Invokes Emergencies Act in Response to ‘Freedom Convoy’ Protests

By Kayla Wong, 2L For the first time in history, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for the enactment of Canada’s Emergencies Act to bestow the government added powers in times of national crisis. The recent call for emergency powers comes after protesters blocked a major international bridge for nearly a week. The Canadian Ambassador Bridge ties Windsor […]

Are Environmentalists Becoming an Endangered Species?

By: Emily Canney In the United State an environmentalist is not always the most poplular person at a party. Well, in Latin America environmentalist are not just disliked, they are being murdered at an alarming rate. Between the years 2002 and 2015 the U.K.-based NGO Global Witness recorded that more than 900 environmentalist were killed […]