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Chile president seeks cross-party help to end street violence

World / Social Issues Oct 23, 2019

Chile president seeks cross-party help to end street violence

President Sebastian Pinera held a meeting with leaders of some of Chile's opposition parties Tuesday, aiming to find a way to end street violence that has claimed 15 lives amid sustained protests. Three parties, including Chile's largest opposition group the Socialist Party, boycotted the meeting, ...

South Sudan's former child soldiers struggle to move on

World / Social Issues Oct 22, 2019

South Sudan's former child soldiers struggle to move on

An estimated 19,000 child soldiers are in South Sudan, one of the highest rates in the world, according to the United Nations. As the country emerges from civil war, some worry the fighting could re-ignite if former child soldiers aren't properly reintegrated into society. The ...