Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Disaster on top of disaster

Politics | Funds for Hurricane Maria released just in time for Puerto Rico’s next wave of misery
by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/16/20, 06:48 pm

Puerto Rico is still trembling after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the island last week, pounding the southwestern coast. Since the final days of 2019, more than 40 quakes have shaken the island, severely damaging its infrastructure, knocking out power, and driving over 2,000 people to shelters.

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Open Doors sounds alarm on China

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/16/20, 01:04 pm

WASHINGTON—Every day last year, an average of eight Christians were killed for their faith, and about 23 Christian women suffered rape or sexual harassment, according to the persecution watchdog Open Doors, which released its annual World Watch List on Wednesday. The 2020 report reveals that 260 million Christians live in countries with high levels of persecution, a 6 percent increase from 2019.

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Ukraine looks into impeachment-related evidence

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/16/20, 11:58 am

WASHINGTON—Ukraine is opening a criminal investigation into whether a U.S. politician conducted illegal surveillance of former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. The U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released the information it received from Lev Parnas, an associate of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

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