“One goes out to protest and they shoot us,” says a protester amid a political and economic crisis that transverses Venezuela. In 2012, under the promise of reducing the homicide rate in Venezuela, which was one of the highest in the region at that time, President Hugo Chávez banned the sales of arms to civil … Continue reading ‘No country is immune to tyranny,’ says Venezuelan activist and expert after Second Amendment discussion
Ex-Presidente de Argentina se presenta en la Universidad de Georgetown para hablar sobre su experiencia como presidente de Argentina y el futuro de esta misma y la región de América Latina. “Nos encontramos en una guerra de narrativas” dice el ex-Presidente de Argentina al hablar de la situación política que traviesa Argentina. En el año … Continue reading Mauricio Macri: El peligro del populismo.
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?
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?
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…