According to United Nations’, the August 14 disaster in Haiti has affected more than 2 million people, killed more than 2,000, and injured more than 12,000. The earthquake destroyed more than 50,000 homes and damaged nearly 80,000 more, leaving tens of thousands of people displaced or without homes.
On August 16, President Ashraf Ghani fled the country, and the Taliban established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. While the world is still processing the West's defeat in the country and the collapses of the Afghan government, women fear for their lives, and a new armed resistance movement is born.
The Taliban have conquered Afghanistan in over a week, despite the hundreds of billions of dollars spent by the U.S. and NATO for 20 years to build up the Afghan military.
The president of Tunisia, Kais Saied, launched what can be best described as a coup d'etat on Parliament. President Saied invoked emergency powers under the constitution and suspended Parliament for 30 days, dismiss prime minister Mechichi, and fired the justice and defense ministers.
Here are 5 reasons why countries around the world should support the TRIP waiver: