How a host of zany vloggers became some of the country’s most influential public figures.
“less intelligent”? Joan of Ark, Marie Curie, Indira Gandhi? I wonder if any of those names ring a bell for Korwin-Mikke.
What can be done to halt Venezuela’s implosion, organise a humanitarian rescue and achieve a return to democracy? Radicals in the opposition trusted in a popular uprising.
2017 entered world stage under the sad and horrific shadow of the Aleppo genocide. In the Americas, however, 2017 seems to have brought a ray of hope in terms of democratic developments.
With Sharapova's failed drug test revelation, anti-doping regulations and expectations for Rio 2016 Olympic Games are under the microscope.
The United States invasion of Mexico in 1846 inflicted a painful wound that, in the 170 years that followed, turned into a scar. Donald Trump has torn it open again.
Americans should take a look at Latin America, where, starting in the 1940s, elected populists undermined democracy.
On Sunday, July 10, more than 35,000 Venezuelans crossed the border into the Colombian city of Cúcuta. Many Venezuelans have compared the exodus into Cúcuta, Colombia to the fall of the Berlin Wall, and they are not wholly mistaken.
If you wonder why most Asian countries have done so much better than Latin American nations in recent decades, visit a South Korean local school.
The outcome of the referendum on the peace agreement in Colombia was as surprising as Brexit. Why do people around the world vote against choices that obviously make sense?
At the beginning of 2016, there seemed such promise for opposition politicians in Venezuela, but little was achieved. Can 2017 be different?
Despite enduring high rates of violence and machismo, women enjoy levels of political representation second only to Scandinavia
We just witnessed part 1 of the presidential race in Ecuador, where thanks to a divided opposition, the government-backed candidate Lenin Moreno secured participation in the run-off election scheduled for April 2nd.
There is an abysmal difference in people’s attitude before the law. For example, people in Germany and in the United States usually feel almost a reverential respect toward it, but people in Latin America have very low regard for it.
At least three times in the past six months, state legislators have threatened to cut the budget of the University of Wisconsin at Madison for teaching about homosexuality, gender and race.
How should presidential systems deal with political breakdown?
Compared to developed countries educational systems, ours, keeps being slow and poorly prepared for the 21st century challenges.
As Correísmo hangs on, Moreano has made lots of promises, but will struggle to keep them
Since Chile doesn’t have congressional mid-term elections, local elections—held almost three years after the presidential contest—serve to measure the popularity of the ruling coalition.
At Walden Pond, the ecological changes revealed in the sediments of the last century were more extreme than anything in the previous 1,400 years, and some were unique in the history of the pond.
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