Todd L. Washington

Todd L. Washington

Speaker of Canada’s House of Representatives resigns after paying tribute to Ukrainian veteran who fought for Nazi unity in World War II

Ottawa cnn — Canadian House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota resigned from his post Tuesday, days after praising a Ukrainian veteran who fought for a Nazi military unit during World War II. On Friday, following a joint speech in Parliament by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Rota hailed Yaroslav Hunka, 98, as a Ukrainian-Canadian war hero…

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Trudeau apologizes for ’embarrassing’ celebration of Ukrainian veteran who fought for Nazi unity in World War II

Ottawa cnn — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized on behalf of the Canadian Parliament on Wednesday, referring to last week’s “deeply embarrassing” incident in which the House applauded a Ukrainian veteran who fought for unity Nazi soldier during World War II. “This is an error that has deeply embarrassed Parliament and Canada. All…

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The next Secretary General of the United Nations? This Caribbean climate leader makes diplomats “jump” with enthusiasm

The United Nations cnn — When asked last week if she would run to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados gave a thumbs up, smiled and walked away. However, unofficially, UN officials say she is likely one of the frontrunners. The selection process for 2026 is still…

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