The Republican nightmare

Choosing between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz,  the dangerous and the scary, is making the Republican Party pick the lesser evil.

Obama and Latin American US approval

Chilean Latinobarómetro shows the popularity the United States have had within the region's countries over the last 20 years.

Brexit: what you need to know about the UK's EU referendum

On the best style of the legendary british rockband The Clash:  "should we stay or should we go". that is the cueston, that would be answered on June's 23 referendum

The rise of Europe's far-right

Europe's trend towards supporting right wing parties has been accelerated by the refugee crisis but it is certainly not its cause.

The UN prepared for a female Secretary-General

The UN  has mostly been male dominated. So far in this campaign 3 women have been nominated and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he would like a woman to succeed him.

What most people missed about Brussels attacks

Recent attacks in the center of the European community can lead to more anti-refugee measurements and be used as recruitment tools by the Islamic State.

Gender equality is not a "women's only" concern

A United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report highlights the importance of engaging boys and young men in gender equality movements and reproductive health and rights. Their engagement can help achieve full equality for women in the future and positively impact their lives.

Super Tuesday II: The sequel didn't disappoint.

Primaries' results in 5 states left Clinton and Trump closer to their party's nomination, GOP candidates reduced to three after Rubio's Florida loss and Sanders campaign keeps hoping to "defy expectations"

90 percent of domestic workers lack any kind of social security coverage

Domestic workers are excluded from social security systems mainly because the lack of legal recognition of their work, discriminatory social practices and socio-cultural elements that engender a low social value for this type of work.

How can democracy be Bernie Sanders' downfall?

The consequence of wining young voters support is they don't participate as much as older voters, and that is a problem for Bernie Sandersm as he is the young voters favorite

International Women's day: 117 years left for gender equality

The day celebrated the social, economic cultural and political achievements of women around the world.

World considers a Trump presidency, and many shudder

After the fog of Super Tuesday was lifted, many were coming tu grips whit the possibility that Trump might well be the  next American president, a thought that aroused widespread befuddlement and a good deal of horror.

A refugee team in Rio 2016 Olympics

More than 40 high-performance athletes, who are also refugees with no home country, have been identified as possible team members in Brazil

The Schengen Agreement In Danger

Exclusion of Greece from the European free travel zone established by the Schengen Agreement is pending. The European Commission has ruled that if the deficiencies are not corrected, Greece may exclude from the agreement.

The mathematical chances of Trump winning the GOP nomination

Trump’s rise is sad evidence that  xenophobia, racism, ethnocentrism, and homophobia stains on the populace are deeper, wider and more indelible that anyone may have guessed.

Uruguay and Israel meet on Middle East

Diplomats from Israel and Uruguay are discussing “the major challenges to peace and security in the Middle East” and other “global issues” in Montevideo,

Church talks help make Cuba a 'perfect place for negotiations'

The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island.

Lessons for Syria from Colombia

More than 60 nations gathered in London and pledged $10 billion in aid for those displaced by the war in Syria. Syria woulld do well to follor Colombia's footstep for peace and get rewarded for it by the International Community

Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?

Wael Ghonim, the Egyptian Google employee whose anonymous Facebook page helped to launch the Tahrir Square revolution, had this to say about social media:  “The same tool that united us to topple dictators eventually tore us apart.”

The Lesson from Davos: No Connection to Reality

The rich and the powerful, who meet every year at the World Economic Forum (WEF), were in a gloomy mood this time. Not only because the day they met close to eight trillion dollars has been wiped off global equity markets by a “correction”. But because no leader could be in a buoyant mood.

Spain in front of a historic crossroad

For more than 40 years in the political arena of Spain two parties had been dominating, the People’s Party and the PSOE Party (Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party), which alternated in power. All that changed on December 20 2015

Missing the peace for the trees

Natural resources are part of almost half the world's conflicts. Why are they forgotten in peace deals?  Of all conflicts, those associated with natural resources are twice as likely to relapse within five years.

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