Archive for December, 2014

Government’s Seeks Successor for Top Anti-Corruption Attorney

Government’s Seeks Successor for Top Anti-Corruption Attorney

The Ministry of Justice has appointed an interim State Prosecutor, Joel Segura, while it is fielding candidates to replace the country’s top anticorruption lawyer, Christian Salas, whose resignation was announced on the weekend. The delay in appointing a successor immediately was noted by the former Anti-Corruption prosecutor, Julio Arbizu, who said […]

International Analysis —Lions and Donkeys: An Inside Account of U.S. Military Mistakes

Op-Ed by Daniel Bolger — The Mark News  War is hard, but it’s even harder if you’re stupid. There’s a story of two Germans discussing their adversaries in the blood-soaked trench combat of the Great War. Gruff General Erich Ludendorff paid tribute: “The English soldiers fight like lions.” “True,” Colonel Max […]

International Analysis — Killer Robots: Why the World Should Ban Autonomous Weapons Systems

Op-Ed by Mary Wareham – The Mark News Nations around the world agreed in November to continue deliberations on “lethal autonomous weapons systems” – that is, weapons systems that would be able to select their targets and use force without any further human intervention. There are serious concerns that fully […]

Greenpeace unfurls message at Machu Picchu as COP20 opens

Greenpeace unfurls message at Machu Picchu as COP20 opens

Seven Greenpeace activists sneaked giant banners into  Machu Picchu yesterday on the eve of UN Climate Summit (COP20) and unfurled a message urging world leaders to adopt a new course toward 100% renewable energy by 2050. “Machu Picchu is a place renowned for the power of the sun, it marked our […]

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