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What the 'Profoundly Anti-Democratic' Global Gag Rule Means For International Public Health

What the 'Profoundly Anti-Democratic' Global Gag Rule Means For International Public Health

On his first Monday in office, President Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule, a policy that blocks international health organizations from receiving any U.S. federal funding if they provide, advocate
Argentina’s Trump-Like Immigration Order Rattles South America

Argentina’s Trump-Like Immigration Order Rattles South America

A Bolivian farmer selling produce in Belén de Escobar, a community near Buenos Aires. Argentina’s president, Mauricio Macri, has announced measures making it easier to deport immigrants.

Prosperity and Freedom All Hinge on the Rule of Law

Freedom House, a nonprofit that conducts research on human rights and democracy abroad, released its annual report examining global freedom on Monday. Unfortunately, there are... Read More The post
Corruption Scandals With Brazilian Roots Cascade Across Latin America

Corruption Scandals With Brazilian Roots Cascade Across Latin America

An ice cream vendor waited last month for clients in Lima, Peru, at the base of a replica of Rio de Janeiro’s famous Christ statue, which was defaced with a spray-painted message that reads in
Corruption Scandals With Brazilian Roots Cascade Across Latin America

Corruption Scandals With Brazilian Roots Cascade Across Latin America

An ice cream vendor waited last month for clients in Lima, Peru, at the base of a replica of Rio de Janeiro’s famous Christ statue, which was defaced with a spray-painted message that reads in
Could Trump’s politics unite the divided countries of Latin America?

Could Trump’s politics unite the divided countries of Latin America?

Due to President Donald Trump’s protectionist politics, Latin American countries are rallying together. In fact, the USA’s hostility could lead to an historic reconciliation between the region's key
Ecuador Votes as Latin America’s Left Sags, a Generation of Icons Gone

Ecuador Votes as Latin America’s Left Sags, a Generation of Icons Gone

Lenin Moreno, left, the presidential candidate of the governing Alianza País party, and Vice President Jorge Glas of Ecuador greeting supporters at a hotel in Quito before the results of the election
Latino Players Relish the World Baseball Classic

Latino Players Relish the World Baseball Classic

Adrian Gonzalez, right, of Mexico is playing in the World Baseball Classic despite an injury. “It is very important to be here,” he said.

Rendezvous with the CCTV operator

Finding the Operator presents the documentation of a series of attempts to find out who the operator(s) of a specific government owned CCTV camera is, initially through freedom of information requests

How Congress Can Send a Strong Message to Cuban Diplomats in DC

Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., have reintroduced a bill to rename the street outside the Cuban Embassy in Washington,... Read More The post How Congress Can

Deadly flooding has left 70,000 people homeless in Peru

Floods and mudslides are ravaging Peru, leaving dozens dead and approximately 70,000 displaced. The annual rainy season has brought 10 times more rainfall than usual to areas of Peru. Authorities said
Building Bridges Between the Americas Is Key for Global Entrepreneurship

Corrupt Venezuelan Regime Failing to Quell Humanitarian Crisis

Not too long ago, oil reserves and natural resources made Venezuela the richest country in South America. Now, President Nicolas Maduro’s policies have left the... Read More The post Corrupt

From the Car Wash to the Butcher Shop, Corruption Permeates Brazil

For the past three years, a massive (and still unfolding) public corruption scandal known as “Operation “Car Wash” has rocked Brazil. The scandal includes allegations of... Read More The post From the

Orphanage Fire in Guatemala Reflects Dire Situation in Central America

Two weeks ago, at least 40 girls died in a fire at an orphanage in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala. The facility was fitted to host... Read More The post Orphanage Fire in Guatemala Reflects Dire Situation

Economic Freedom the Biggest Loser in Ecuador’s Election

Last Sunday, economic freedom and sound governance took a hit in Ecuador. Lenín Moreno, the nation’s former vice president and socialist candidate, won by a... Read More The post Economic Freedom the
How Soros Used US Tax Dollars to Consolidate Power in Colombia

How Soros Used US Tax Dollars to Consolidate Power in Colombia

In a recent letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, six U.S. Senators asked for an investigation into whether the United States Agency for International... Read More The post How Soros Used US Tax
This May Be Venezuela’s Tiananmen Square Moment

This May Be Venezuela’s Tiananmen Square Moment

Venezuela is no stranger to protests, but the recent uprisings have rocked the country and stirred questions about the nation’s future. This past week, the... Read More The post This May Be

Xiaomi moves into Mexico as gateway to Latin America

Xiaomi has announced that it will begin selling its devices in Mexico by the end of May. The company’s offerings will include the Redmi Note 4 and the Redmi 4X. The Redmi Note 4, the more premium

Donald Trump Killed the “Indispensable Nation.” Good!

In February 1998, Madeleine Albright, President Bill Clinton’s secretary of state, went on NBC’s The Today Show to defend America’s increasingly aggressive stance toward Iraq. “Let me say that we are