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Hunger and obesity: The world of the malnourished

What would you say if I told you that a huge arsenal of nutritious food is needed to help annihilate the great beast in the 21st century: hunger? Today, hunger still condemns the lives of 821.6 million people. One in nine goes to bed without having eaten the minimum calories for their daily activity, as revealed in the latest report “The State of Food Safety and Nutrition in the ...Read full article...

Latin America is the most violent region in the world

Central America leads the homicide rate in the world with 62.1 per 100,000 inhabitants getting killed in a small region that connects the south to the north of the continent. Global organized crime, including Central American gangs to the gangs that traffic with migrants to the Russian mafia, is responsible for the same number of deaths as those caused by all the armed conflicts in the world, from the ...Read full article...

Trump’s wall was Mexico

The agreement reached on Friday night between the United States and Mexico leaves a bittersweet feeling and an air of defeat before the first real challenge that the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has faced since he came to power six months ago. The covers of the main Mexican newspapers used all kinds of flowery words to explain an agreement that avoided the 5% tariff on Mexican products ...Read full article...

Playing with hunger and misery in Venezuela

Humanitarian aid, according to international law, is by definition neutral and impartial. Its purpose is to save lives. This was recalled by the vice secretary general of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, former environment minister of Nigeria, during a meeting with journalists in Madrid on Tuesday. “We are very clear on the principles of humanitarian aid, and in the case of Venezuela there is an attempt to politicize it”, ...Read full article...

Is a US-staged False-Flag in Venezuela Coming?

False flags are a US tradition, dating from the mid-19th century against Mexico, a pretext to steal half its territory.  Numerous others followed, supported by major media propaganda, serving as a collective imperial mouthpiece, essential to make schemes work. False flags are pretexts for militarism, naked aggression, colonizing nations, looting their resources, and exploiting their people, along with domestic repression against nonbelievers – 9/11 the mother of them all. ...Read full article...

Guaido is guilty of Sedition, Treason

Guaidó is guilty of the highest of high crimes a citizen can commit against his or her nation – plotting to overthrow its democratically elected ruling authorities. Complicit with the Trump regime, wanting Venezuela transformed into another US vassal state, maybe by naked aggression if other tactics fail, Guaidó is guilty of sedition, treason or both. He should be arrested, charged, prosecuted, convicted, sentenced and imprisoned longterm – not ...Read full article...

Regime Change in Venezuela would be ruthless and brutal

Venezuela Is An Opportunity For Russia And China To Change The World Nothing better illustrates Washington’s opposition to democracy and self-determination than the blatantly public coup Washington has organized against the properly elected president of Venezuela. Washington has been trying to overthrow the Venezuelan government for years. Washington wants the state-owned oil company to be privatized so that it can fall into the hands of US oil companies. That ...Read full article...

This is the REAL reason why the US wants regime change in Venezuela

Can you imagine what would happen if the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, with the help from Mitch McConnell, declared herself the new president of the United States of America, and then asked China and the US Army to assist her in throwing out the current lawfully-elected president, Donald J. Trump? The United States is not concerned with undemocratic policies in Venezuela, or whether people there have food ...Read full article...

Jair Bolsonaro to sign decree guaranteeing private possession of firearms

The elected president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, said today that he intends to guarantee, by decree, the possession of firearms to people without a criminal record. Three days before taking office as President of Brazil, Bolsonaro made the announcement through social networks, as is his custom. “By decree we intend to guarantee the possession of firearms for citizens without criminal records, as well as make registration definitive,” he said on ...Read full article...

The United States are preparing a war between Latin-American states

Little by little, the partisans of the Cebrowski doctrine are advancing their pawns. If they must cease creating wars in the Greater Middle East, they’ll just turn around and inflame the Caribbean Basin. Above all, the Pentagon is planning to assassinate an elected head of state, ruin his country, and undermine the unity of Latin-America. John Bolton, the new US National Security Advisor, has relaunched the Pentagon’s project for ...Read full article...

13 million Argentinian children live in abject poverty

Millions of children live below the poverty line in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, but there was very little reporting about this reality while members of the G20 group visited the city over the weekend. About 40% of all children live in families that survive with just over $500 a month, the minimum amount needed to purchase basic food items. Unfortunately, lack of money is the least important problem ...Read full article...

El mes Negro Costarricense: Recuento del Combo Fiscal

Por Sofía Guillén Economista En Julio de este año, el Movimiento Social Sindical le presentó al Presidente de la República una propuesta de Reforma Fiscal Alternativa. Fue en Casa Presidencial. Yo estaba ahí y ayudé a construir el texto entregado. Eran iniciativas para empezar el diálogo. La propuesta tenía 2 bloques: PARTE 1. Capítulos anti-fraude fiscal, anti-corrupción, reforma al impuesto de renta para hacerlo más progresivo, combatir contrabando en ...Read full article...

Poverty reaches 50% in rural areas of Latin America

Poverty does not care about geographical location. Poor people live in developed nations as well as in underdeveloped and developing countries. There are poor people in city squallers as there are in rural areas. But poverty seems to show a growing trend in rural Latin America. Almost half of the people living in the countryside in Latin America and the Caribbean are poor. There are 59 million people who ...Read full article...

The Venezuelan environmental tragedy you don’t know about

In a country plunged into a deep social, economic and political crisis, little attention has been paid to the mineral exploitation of 111,843 square kilometers. enezuela extracts oil since the 1910s, when its exploitation became more profitable than coffee and cocoa. All national development projects and income depend on energy resources such as oil. But not even oil explitation resulted in a prosperous nation. Currently, the deep economic crisis ...Read full article...

Costa Rica sinks into the mud of its Fiscal Deficit

The discussion of fiscal deficit in Costa Rica is very limited in scope. NO ONE is talking about the real cause of the explosion of the deficit: THE FOREIGN DEBT of the government. Eliminating “luxury pensions” could not contain or end the deficit, which is 50% of GDP when analyzed and compared proportionally with other countries, where the deficit is of 98% of GDP in Spain, or almost 100% ...Read full article...
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