This report about child soldiers is really sad and disturbing. It’s long been known that Somali rebels will kidnap children and force them to fight, but apparently the government—which is armed and supported by foreign governments, including the United States—is using child soldiers too.
Remember last winter, when clothing stores like H&M came under fire for slashing and throwing away clothes? And then they said they’d stop? Well, apparently, at least one apparel company hasn’t stopped yet, and the drawbacks are even deeper than just giving the clothes away.
This weekend, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras were hammered by Tropical Storm Agatha, which killed over 100 people and left many thousands homeless. The storm was also responsible for a massive sinkhole in Guatemala City.