Stories from 23 August 2016
The three “primary goals” of the comic book are creating alternatives to foreign superheroes, incentivizing teenagers to become active in sports, and raising basic levels of knowledge about military service.
"The decision of judge Olavo Zampol Júnior is another shameful and monstrous episode of judicial violence against the victims of military police."
"I know how important are a few hundred rupees in an impoverished person’s life. It means food, medicine and security."
A strong earthquake shook the Peruvian province of Arequipa in mid-August, killing at least four people and leaving hundreds without a home.
Tiempo Muerto, or “The Dead Season,” can be so brutal on farmers that more than a quarter of a million people—a whopping 385,000 sugar workers—are affected on Negros Island alone.
"The rarest Pokémons are found in avenues outside downtown though, so we drive without distractions while the user catches them."
A passion for partying has inspired two young Trinidadian software developers and entrepreneurs to design an app that makes it easy for other partygoers to find their groove.