LATIN AMERICA

Is Bolsonaro a fascist ? Like many people, I resist throwing the word “fascist” around too often. Logically, if anyone is a “fascist,” then nobody is – which ends up being extremely ...

What a difference a week makes concerning far right. Seven days ago, Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad’s steep ascending trend gave pundits reason to believe that he would finish the ...

According to a new report from the Igarapé Institution called “Citizen security in Latin America: Facts and Figures”, 33% of the world’s homicides occur in Latin American soil, although the ...

Lula and the Brazilian left – political situation of Brazil After three electoral defeats, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (the biggest leader within the Brazilian left) finally won the Brazilian ...

Venezuela is currently submerged in one of the biggest economic crisis ever seen. With a projected hyperinflation of 1.000.000% this year alone, there is no food or drugs and not ...

Last week Colombia announced its withdraw from the Union of South American Nations (USAN or UNASUR in Spanish) by denouncing its treaty with full effect in 6 months. This news ...

On October 7, around 147 million Brazilians are expected to head to their polling station, show their I.D. and then get into a booth to choose our leaders for the next four ...

Pink tide is an important phenomena in South America. By the end of the 1990s, South America was desperate for change...

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines paradox as “one (such as a person, situation, or action) having seemingly contradictory qualities or phases”, which is exactly the situation that Colombia is currently going ...

On October 7, Brazil will hold its first election since Operation Car Wash ravaged the political landscape. Four years ago, the probe was still in its first months and hadn’t ...
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