Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 44

In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes we bring you stories on the elections in Argentina and protests in Honduras and Kashmir

August 13, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

In this episode, we first take a look at the results of primary elections in Argentina, where right-wing president Mauricio Macri was defeated by Alberto Fernandez of the Frente de Todos coalition by a margin of 15% votes. We also look at protests in Honduras against the recent revelations that president Juan Orlando Hernandez’s election campaign of 2013 received $1.5 million of drug-trafficking money. Finally, massive protests in Kashmir took place against the Indian government’s order of ending the state’s special status and autonomy. These protests faced heavy repression by the police and military, while at the same time, the Indian government denied any protests took place at all.

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