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Salazar, Valeria

Mr. Wisner

World History


Date: 2/15/17

Current Event Title

Link to article

Historical Event:


Key Vocabulary from the Article (Define at least 4).

o Alleged-(of an incident or a person) said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a
specified illegal or undesirable quality.
o Imperialist aggression-the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over
foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies
o Lebanese group Hezbollahis a Shi'a Islamist militant group and political party based in
o Fraud-wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain.

Summary of the Event (at least 3 major points; each point will have its own paragraph)

A. The accusation relates to a report on the channel on alleged passport fraud at the Venezuelan
embassy in Iraq.
B. The report alleged that Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami was directly linked to the
granting of 173 passports, including to members of the Lebanese group Hezbollah, which is
designated a terrorist group by the US and other Western powers.
C. He accused the US of "imperialist aggression" in response and President Nicolas Maduro
demanded a public apology.

Your Opinion of the Event (at least 3 sentences).

I believe they did wrong and they should accept the consequence that are
given.I mean everybody wants to make a living but the way they approached it
was the wrong way.

Relate your Event to a Historical Event (compare and contrast with current event).

A woman employed as a State Department contractor was indicted in Houston on

Wednesday for an alleged identity theft scheme using personal information she stole
while working at a passport office.The contractor, Chloe McClendon, and two other
women were charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire
fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to the Associated Press. Since 2010, the
defendants used the stolen names, addresses and Social Security numbers from peoples
passports to create fake documents and used those identities to borrow money to purchase
electronics, including iPhones and iPads, federal prosecutors say in court documents.

Relate your Event to the a subtheme (at least 3 sentences).

Political and social structures because it has to do with revolts and rebellion, and also has
to do with gender roles and racial ethnic and social economic classes that kinda has to do with
getting passport.

Questions You Have About the Event (4).

1) Why do they think they will not get caught with fraud passports?
2) When will they put an end to false passports.
3) What the consequence is for fraud passport.
4) How long will the fake passports go on.