February 27, 2019

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After postponing national elections by a week for logistical reasons, Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday, February 23 for presidential and national assembly elections. The presidential elections are now over, but they produced worrisome shadows and lapses to reflect on, particularly as gubernatorial and state assembly elections are slated for Saturday, March 9. The…

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February 27, 2019 Read in Spanish   More funding for walls and detention On February 14, Congress┬ápassed a package of spending bills┬áthat prevented another harmful government shutdown but included $1.375 billion for 55 miles of new border fences and walls and also an expansion of immigrant detention. While border wall construction will be restricted in…

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