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Current Events by Mind Map: Current Events

1. East Asia

1.1. China's Air Polution

1.2. N.Korea Nukes

1.2.1. Want peaceful end to threat

1.3. China, Japan, South Korea Summit;

1.3.1. Comfort Women

1.3.1.1. Biggest stumbling block in relations

2. SE Asia

2.1. ISIS attack in Jakarta

2.2. Laos elephants & deforestation

2.2.1. Fewer than 900 elephants

2.2.2. Loggers - crops including palm oil, sugar cane

2.2.3. Government bribed to ignore

2.2.4. Deforestation

2.3. Tourism in Thailand to save the economy

2.3.1. 4.7% increase in tourists

2.3.2. Free lottery for visitors

2.3.3. Special discounts for specific groups

3. South Asia

3.1. Bangladesh Garmet Workers protesting: working conditions, minimal monthly wage

3.1.1. 1000 worker deaths

3.1.2. Dozens injured in clashes with police

3.2. Pakistan: Hindu Girls forced to convert to Islam, married off against will

3.3. Relations with India:

3.3.1. Loss of 38 million in trade

3.3.2. Border problems

3.4. Pakistani children trained to use guns and defuse bombs by government

4. Africa

4.1. Sub-Saharan & West

4.1.1. Poaching - esp. elephants

4.1.1.1. 109K to 40K

4.1.1.2. Poachers kill rangers, use better equipment

4.1.2. Burundi mass graves

4.1.2.1. Police killing anti-government agitators

4.1.3. Somalia attacks Kenya (Al Shabab)

4.1.3.1. Kill only Christians

4.2. Saharan & East

4.2.1. Bomb in Somali Plane

4.2.1.1. Terrorist Attack - Al Shabab

4.2.1.1.1. Linked to Al Queda

4.2.1.1.2. Ahmed Abdi Leader

4.2.2. Disease Schistosomiasis

4.2.2.1. 75 - 95% infection rate

4.2.2.2. Lake Malawi source of water, electicity

4.2.2.3. Population doubled last 14 years

4.2.3. Refugees in Kenya from repercussions of Somali Civil War

5. Latin America

5.1. Puerto Rican Debt

5.1.1. Congressional Action but too late?

5.1.2. WHO IS PUERTO RICO IN DEBT TO?

5.1.3. WHY IS PUERTO RICO SO IN DEBT

5.2. Zika Virus

5.2.1. Microcephaly

5.2.2. Olympics at Rio

5.2.3. Mosquito Borne

5.2.4. WHO public health emergency

5.2.5. HOW CAN WE CONTAIN IT/FIX IT?

5.2.6. HOW MANY CASES WORLD-WIDE

5.2.7. EFFECTS?

5.2.8. WHY ONLY PREGNANT WOMEN?

5.2.9. WHAT IF YOU HAVE VIRUS FIRST, THEN GET PREGNANT?

5.3. Smuggling migrants into US

5.3.1. Bribe officers to keep going

5.3.2. People worth weight in gold

5.3.3. WHY DOES EVERYONE WANT TO COME TO THE US?

5.3.4. DAILY RATE?

5.4. Pope Francis Visit

5.4.1. First pope to visit

5.4.2. WHY IS THIS THE FIRST TIME EVER A POPE HAS VISITED?

5.4.3. First non-European pope

5.4.4. Issues the Pope is Concerned About

5.4.4.1. Economic Inequality and Capitalism

5.4.4.1.1. GLOBALIZATION

5.4.4.1.2. Dependency

5.4.4.1.3. Imperialism

5.4.4.2. Treatment of Prisoners

5.4.4.2.1. Human Rights

5.4.4.3. Liberation Theology

5.4.4.3.1. What is Liberation Theology

5.4.4.3.2. Is the Pope a follower of Liberation Theology?

5.4.4.3.3. What was Liberation Theology responding to?

5.4.4.3.4. What role did the Catholic Church play in Latin America in the 20th Century?

5.5. Mexico: Mayor assassinated - 40 mayors killed in office

5.5.1. WHY? AND WHY SO OFTEN?