Pedro Castillo's election victory came as a surprise to many, as he won by a short margin. His rival for the presidency, Keiko Fujimori, daughter of ex-president, Alberto Fujimori, received 49.8% of the votes while Castillo received 50.1% --clearly a divided country. As the first leftist candidate to win, he gained his popularity the same … Continue reading Pedro Castillo: What does this mean for Perú?
The Embargo: Guilty or Innocent?
In the past two weeks of the Cuba protests and the #SOSCUBA movement. I have come across many asserting their views about the situation in Cuba. Mainly attributing fault to the United States embargo against Cuba and the United States as a whole. Although I agree, and it is factually correct that the U.S. embargo … Continue reading The Embargo: Guilty or Innocent?
Protestas en Cuba: El punto de inflexión en más de medio siglo de dictadura socialista.
El 11 de junio del 2021 será recordado como un día histórico para el pueblo de Cuba. Después de 62 años de una dictadura socialista/comunista, el pueblo cubano grito ¡YA BASTA! ¿Porque ocurrió? ¿Y porque ahora? después de 62 años de dictadura. No es secreto que la isla de Cuba está en su peor momento … Continue reading Protestas en Cuba: El punto de inflexión en más de medio siglo de dictadura socialista.
Mexico and Cuba: A tale of similarities?
Mexico and Cuba share a history of revolution. Filled with uprisings, authoritarians, charismatic leaderships, and fights for justice. Having experienced different types of regimes, the Mexican and Cuban have all desired one thing and that is equality, which has been persistent since the colonial era. Although they differ in many aspects, they share a history … Continue reading Mexico and Cuba: A tale of similarities?
The Cuban Revolution 2.0: Cuba’s road to sufficiency and stability…
Cuba has been one of the longest communist dictatorships on the face of the Earth. Sixty years into the same dialect of equality and socialism, with an ever so changing world, will the Cuban Revolution survive in a world where markets, investment, and capital are dominant? Although Cuba has long valued socialist ideals, principles, and … Continue reading The Cuban Revolution 2.0: Cuba’s road to sufficiency and stability…
The Trujillo Regime The assassination of the primary three principles. The Dominican Republic is known for many things. These include its paradisal landscape that provides music, beaches, food, and the happiness that enchants everyone who visits the island. A quite propelling aspect of the Dominican Republic is that it is founded on the principles of … Continue reading Dominican Republic:
Welcome Reader! My name is Angélica Franganillo-Diaz. I am a Political Science graduate from Florida International University. Before moving to Miami, Florida I studied at the University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez campus. I am currently doing my master's in Journalism and a certificate in Latin American Studies at Georgetown University. I was born and raised … Continue reading About Myself.