It has been 71 days since the start of a brutal military takeover in the South East Asian country Myanmar. With over 700 civilians killed during the coup, Burmese Americans are asking for increased intervention and aid from the United States and struggling to remain connected to loved ones during targeted phone and internet blackouts in their home country. The military coup is a direct response to a landslide win for the National League of Democracy in November 2020.
Inflation headaches continue to rock the city
Food price, one of the main drivers of inflation, has been rising exponentially since the pandemic started.