territory whose owners legitimacy is drawn from prior occupancy (founding fathers).
25 February 2019
16 February 2019
The Ainu people have long been repressed by a forced-assimilation policy which has resulted in significant income and education gaps.
After suffering decades of discrimination, Japan’s Ainu minority community will officially be recognized - for the first time - as an Indigenous people, under the country’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party-Komeito coalition.
13 February 2019
- New Minister of Infrastructure Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas is considered one of President Jair Bolsonaro’s most capable ministers. The former army engineer wants to streamline Brazil’s infrastructure agencies, root out corruption, and is seeking foreign investors, especially China, to finance a rush of new transportation construction.