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Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:00

La búsqueda de Brasil por ser un global player (jugador global) y una potencia regional, a partir de la década de 1990, es cada vez más notable por la comunidad internacional, especialmente con relación a sus vecinos suramericanos. Desde su aproximación con Argentina, a partir de los años 1970, Brasil ya figuraba como protagonista de las relaciones internacionales regionales...

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00

Much was written and discussed in the Summer of 2014 about the causes of the migration of thousands of undocumented minors and women with young children from Central America’s Northern Triangle region (Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras) to the United States.1 Many analysts focused on finding "...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 09:00

Cada dos de octubre se conmemora en México el Movimiento Estudiantil de 1968. En sintonía con el famoso movimiento estudiantil ocurrido en mayo de ese año en Francia, en 1968 en México se desarrolló un movimiento que aglutinó a estudiantes de la Universidad Nacional de México (UNAM), del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), y también a profesores, intelectuales y trabajadores. Entre...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:00

Peace talks in Havana, Cuba between the Colombian rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), and the Colombian government have been underway since August in an effort to end the five-decade-long war between the two groups. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos authorized the leader of FARC, Rodrigo Londoño Echeverry, also known by his war name as Timochenko, to...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 08:00

El día que el ex presidente salvadoreño Francisco Flores se entregó a la justicia para ser procesado por corrupción, el 5 de septiembre de 2014, una decena de manifestantes se apostaron en la entrada principal de los juzgados para lanzarle bolsas con agua y gritarle, megáfono en mano: “corrupto, a la cárcel”.

Visto desde lejos, la reacción de indignación de algunos salvadoreños se...

People and Society

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:20

October 13th is nationally recognized as Columbus day, marking the day Christopher Columbus discovered the new world in 1492. This encounter, as students learn as early as elementary school, changed the course of American and Latin American history. This year, many cities across the US have protested this holiday demanding that instead of lauding Columbus, we use this day to...

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Brazil

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 08:00

The second Panoramas Roundtable discussion of the 2014-2015 school year took place on October 2, with contributors Ana Lúcia Gomes, Bruno Hoepers and Barry Ames. The topic of discussion was the upcoming presidential election’s top three candidates: incumbent Dilma Rousseff, Marina...

Andean Region

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 08:00

Venezuela has initiated a nationwide disarmament as part of their fight against violent crimes in the country. This disarmament comes as an extension of the existing gun ban, which was put into effect in 2013 by the current President, Nicolás Maduro, and ordered by the late President,...

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 08:00

Ever since May 1st, 2006, Bolivia has been profiting from the nationalization of the gas industry. Before 2006, the gas industry was controlled by the private companies drilling in Bolivia, and they were receiving 71% of the profit which amounted to USD 832 million.

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