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The situation in Venezuela is grim and not getting any better. A socialist government has destroyed what used to be one of the healthiest economies in the world and turned it into something for which … Full article

When people are asked what causes natural disasters, they quickly respond human activity. Rightly so, but what really causes or enhances natural disasters are a very specific kind of …

If you ever wondered what it would look like if the grid collapsed here on the mainland, the island of Puerto Rico is a tragic, real-life case study. These …

Venezuela is a prime US target for regime change, opposing its social democracy, wanting control of its vast oil reserves. Ongoing color revolution tactics for months so far failed …

Saying that Venezuela is on fire would be a mild description of what people are living all over the country, especially in some rural areas. The State of Tachira, …

Sunday’s National Constituent Assembly election “is the most important (one) in Venezuelan political system because we are electing the sovereign constituent body…that is above all others, the maximum political … Full article

The Venezuelan government began a new offensive against the opposition movement that seeks to complete a Coup d’Etat, and which last Friday appointed a parallel Supreme Court to challenge …

SAO PAULO – It is difficult to be optimistic here in Brazil. The reality of politics is very constricting with what is believed to be happening in the political …

No one enjoys seeing Venezuelas going hungry, being oppressed by the military or not having electricity or running water. Venezuela is a very rich nation and should be in …

You’ve probably heard already that Leopoldo Lopez has been released from jail and that he is now under house arrest. What you have not heard yet, is the other …

The Office of the Attorney General has formally asked to prosecute the president of Brazil for corruption. Congress shall decide whether to remove Temer from office. Michel Temer has become …

If you ever wondered what life was really like in a post-collapse society, look no further than Venezuela. Today, I’d like to share a first-hand report of everyday life …

SÃO PAULO – The entire Brazil seemed shocked last May 17, when the terms of the agreement reached between investigators and the president of the meat giant JBS, Joesley …

I recently read a Facebook post from a person who rightfully pointed out that Brazil is far from being a democracy. In fact, the user clarified that the country …

Anxiety is growing in Latin America – the United States and the United Kingdom are preparing a “Spring” for them on the model of the “Arab Springs”. Of course, …

Maduro enjoys a weak 30% of popular support as Chavistas disagree on what to do with the ongoing popular uprising. For some sectors of the Venezuelan opposition it is …

One thing is true about Venezuela: Life is not easy and society is sharply divided. This reality is easy to see everyday as those who support the current regime …

One single company, the Brazilian construction giant, Odebrecht, managed to pay off politicians and their aides to obtain exclusivity in bidding processes in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Corruption knows …

The Venezuelan National Assembly declared Monday the “abandonment of office” by the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, despite the order against such a vote by the Supreme Court. The parliamentary …

Investigators found a system of “professional” corruption in the Brazilian construction company. The company had a bribe management department. Construction company Odebrecht and its petrochemical arm Braskem testified before …

Whatever remained of Greece’s economy after the crisis evaporated as the country adopted IMF and Troika austerity polices which today, the very same IMF admits were a mistake. The …

Donald Trump has resorted to the language that he knows best: business. The American President-elect launched a warning to the Cuban regime regarding the conditions in which the Cuban …

Dilma Rousseff will keep a small army of servants despite having been sacked from office by a vote of 61 – 20. America’s rage for global dominance puts democracy …

A political party -like the Worker’s party- that does not even try to save its own leader is a dead political party. In the speech with which she tried …

Monday, Dilma Rousseff will cross the blue room at the Brazilian Federal Senate. There, she will face her 81 judges; 81 senators. It will be the first time in …