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Chicago Native Heather Mack Deported From Indonesia Prison

Chicago Native Heather Mack Deported From Indonesia Prison

Chicago native, Heather Mack is on her way back to the states after her release from an Indonesian prison. She had served 7 years of a 10-year-sentence following her conviction for participating in the murder of her mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack. The Indonesian government quickly escorted Mack to board a flight back to the United […]

Bibiann Lebechi From Consultant to Actor and Everything in Between

Bibiann Lebechi From Consultant to Actor and Everything in Between

Bibiann “Bibi” Lebechi has great plans for her life. Not only is she a mother to “two beautiful children;” she is also a business consultant for finance and an actor. This busy momma seems to be a Wonderwoman in her own rights. She went from being a stay-at-home mother for eight years to working her […]

Key Suspect in the Haitian President’s Assassination in Jamaican Custody

Key Suspect in the Haitian President’s Assassination in Jamaican Custody

Haïti National Police confirmed that Mario Palacios Palacios, the key suspect in Haitian President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination, was arrested in Jamaica. Palacios is a former Colombian military officer. He was arrested in Kingston, the Jamaican capital earlier this month after surrendering. The arrest had remained secret but was confirmed by multiple Haitian and Jamaica sources […]

Urban Transportation Key to Slow Climate Change

Urban Transportation Key to Slow Climate Change

For a century, the urban transportation roar of engines has been part of the city soundscape for billions of people worldwide. Getting around town means boarding a bus run by diesel, a car, or a car-rickshaw that runs on gasoline. Today, change is ongoing in Berlin, Bogota, and other cities taking innovative steps to cut […]

Filipinos Continue to Cope With Decades of Rolling Blackouts

Filipinos Continue to Cope With Decades of Rolling Blackouts

For as long as many people in the Philippines can remember, electricity has been a luxury. Lack of stable electricity has been a part of daily lives. Most Filipinos never dreamed that the rolling power outages of the 1990s still bedevil the country today. The Philippines has suffered a persistent power shortage since the mid-1980s. […]