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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 08:00

Los partidos latinoamericanos no reciben necesariamente los mismos apoyos electorales en todo el país, ni sus resultados varían de la misma manera entre las elecciones en los diferentes distritos o se asemejan en las respectivas unidades territoriales en las elecciones nacionales y subnacionales.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:22

As the devastating consequences of the recent earthquake in Ecuador continue to roll in, it is increasingly evident the depth of destruction that Ecuador faces. On April 16th an earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck the coast of Ecuador near Muisne, in the province of Esmeraldas. The towns of Manta, Pedernales and Portoviejo were also hit heavily. The capital, Quito, felt the tremors...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:00

Amidst all the political chaos happening in Brazil, it’s easy to forget that outside of the bustling metropolis’ lies a completely different side of Brazil. Brazil is home to one of the largest uncontacted indigenous populations in the world, whose sole protector against invasion and subsequent modernization is the organization known as FUNAI, the National Indian Foundation. While...


Art and Culture

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 08:00

El 2016 se consolida como un año de importantes efemérides para las letras occidentales. Durante su transcurso, se conmemorará el aniversario del fallecimiento de algunos de los grandes escritores de nuestro tiempo. Autores de la talla de William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Rubén Darío o el Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, representantes por antonomasia de las literaturas inglesa, española y...

Law and Policy

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 08:00

Academic and policy discussion have generally tended to underestimate the role that citizens play in sustaining and reproducing the phenomenon of corruption, traditionally favoring approaches focused on official actors such as bureaucrats and politicians. The impact that citizens have in the overall level of corruption in a given society, however, can only be ignored...

People and Society

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 08:00

It is no surprise by this point in his candidacy that Donald Trump is no friend to Latinos. Along with his rants about building a wall between the US and Mexico, he has attacked the Mexican people personally. In June of last year he was infamously quoted saying, “When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're not sending you. They're sending people that have lots of...


Southern Cone

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 09:41

Turkey is interested in subscribing free trade agreements (FTA) with Latin American and Caribbean countries with the aim of strengthening trade exchanges. Turkish president, Tayyip Erdogan visited Latin America hoping to boost trade by 2030.  Exchanges between Turkey and Latin...

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 09:23

On October 25, 2015 Mauricio Macri, a centre-rightist won the election and replaced Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Mr. Macri’s victory is notable, to say the least, because he stepped into the Casa Rosada presidential palace putting an end to the Kirchner era of 12 years. His first...


Monday, January 18, 2016 - 09:39

Recently, Brazil’s cooking show, MasterChef Junior has stirred up a lot of controversy over sexual remarks directed at...

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