United States

Daily Visual 01.03.16: Super Tuesday Round One

By the time the United States presidential election is upon us towards the end of 2016, everything ought to seem very simple, a straightforward slugfest between a Democrat and a Republican with the prize the occupancy of the White House and leadership of what is still the most powerful nation in the world. But the nominating process ahead of presidential elections is…

Daily Visual 04.02.16: Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed

Daily Visual 04.02.16: Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed

At a ceremony in Auckland on Thursday, twelve countries of the Pacific Rim – the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, and Brunei – signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the largest multinational trade deals ever negotiated. Together these twelve signatories make up 40% of the world’s economy. The Trans-Pacific Partnership aims to cut…

Live 2015 Women’s World Cup Final: United States vs. Japan

Welcome to Culturedarm’s live blog on the final day of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Overcoming England and Germany respectively in the Semi-Finals – with England going on to take third place, beating Germany 1-0 courtesy of a penalty in extra-time yesterday in Edmonton – today’s Final sees United States vs. Japan. Japan are the defending champions, having triumphed…

Live 2015 Women’s World Cup: Group D Final Round

– The United States certainly deserved their win: they saw more of the ball, attacked in numbers, and had another level to their game. But Nigeria matched them for strength, tackling ability, and passing in the midfield for much of the ninety minutes. They lacked a creative spark, and struggled to build numbers in the attack. Head coach Edwin Okon…