July 2017

Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas delayed by naked passenger

The passenger allegedly stripped during boarding. He was subsequently held for observation after what was described as a “medical incident.”  (Photo: Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY) Budget carrier Spirit Airlines likes to tout itself as “the home of the Bare Fare,” but this probably isn’t what the carrier had in mind.  Customers on a Spirit flight… Read more Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas delayed by naked passenger

Maduro hails Constituent Assembly election victory

Officials say eight million people cast ballots in election to pick a new legislative body to rewrite constitution. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has claimed victory in an election to pick a controversial new constitution-writing body that prompted deadly violence and international condemnation. Venezuela’s National Electoral Council announced on Sunday that more than eight million people… Read more Maduro hails Constituent Assembly election victory

Venezuela: “Ein trauriger Tag für die Demokratie”

Die umstrittene Wahl für eine verfassungsgebenden Versammlung in Venezuela wird von vielen Staaten nicht anerkannt. Die Opposition kündigt neue Massenproteste an. Internationale Beobachter haben die umstrittene Wahl einer verfassunggebenden Versammlung in Venezuela kritisiert. Diese soll das Parlament ersetzen und eine neue Verfassung ausarbeiten. An diesem Montag soll die Versammlung erstmals zusammentreten. “Es ist ein trauriger… Read more Venezuela: “Ein trauriger Tag für die Demokratie”