Earlier this week, the Mexican government announced the legalization of growing vigilante groups. The government came to an agreement with the vigilante groups to integrate into the already existing quasi-military groups named the Rural Defense Corps.
News and Politics
In 2008, Peru approached the International Court of Justice to rule on an unset maritime border with Chile. 38,000 square kilometers of ocean were under question, among this area some of the best fishing territories in the Pacific Ocean. Past agreements established that the border ran parallel to the equator. Peru, however, wanted it to be extended southwest to run perpendicular to the land border.
Against claims that hundreds of thousands of mostly poor and indigenous women were sterilized without their consent, the Peruvian government has decided to clear former president Alberto Fujimori of related charges. The Fujimori government always claimed that the operations performed were voluntary on behalf of its participants.
Nos jornais ou nos palanques lá está ela sendo cobrada, ou prometida, palavra repetida como se recém-aprendida. Tão exaltada quanto popular, no Brasil a transparência é já tida como solução para muitos dos nossos problemas. Em 2011 foi aprovada a Lei de Acesso à Informação, que regulamenta a abertura dos órgãos públicos ao cidadão, e vimos o país liderar a Parceria para o Governo Aberto (OGP), uma iniciativa internacional que tem por objetivo principal justamente a promoção da transparência. Grandes avanços, sem dúvida, mas por que só agora?
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) called a ceasefire with the Colombian military forces from December 15th, 2013 until January 15th, 2013, which gave hope to analysts observing the ongoing peace talks between FARC representatives and the Colombian gover