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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...

Mass Illegal immigration balkanises Latin America

Make no mistake, mass illegal immigration does not yield any benefits for host countries. Flooding a country with thousands or tens of thousands of people, with different beliefs and customs every year only produces social instability. Germany, France and Sweden are undeniable examples of this. In Latin America it is not an exception. The arrival in neighboring countries of thousands of Venezuelans and Nicaraguans fleeing the crisis in their ...Read full article...

Abortion is not the responsibility of ALL, but of those who want or need to get one

Argentina votes against legalizing abortions. Passing a law in favor of abortion, to legalize or finance it is equivalent to forcing ALL to be responsible for the carelessness, accidents, and decisions of others; is to make us all the hostages of these people, their carelessness, accidents and deaths. Therefore, you can not pass a law that “legalizes” abortion. First, because there is no need for a law for any ...Read full article...

Nicaragua will be the next Venezuela

Paramilitary forces attack rural and coastal areas that show opposition to Ortega. The cities of Diriamba and Jinotepe, in the Pacific of Nicaragua, awoke today under heavy attacks from Government forces, which penetrated massively with weapons of war to dismantle demonstrations against President Daniel Ortega. The attacks were carried out with hundreds of heavily armed men, including police, riot police, paramilitaries and pro-government groups, transported in trucks along with ...Read full article...

Argentina is now owned by the IMF

Venezuela, Costa Rica and Argentina are three nations that suffer due to their massive debt with foreign banks. Countries all over Latin America are running out of time to curb, once and for all, their growing public debts and fiscal deficits, yet, none of those countries seem to know, or simply refuse to recognize, that the largest source of debt slavery is foreign loans from supranational banking cartels. Venezuela, Costa ...Read full article...

The hidden stakes behind Venezuela’s presidential election

Formally speaking, the level of abstention during the Presidential election in Venezuela does not allow us to validate the democratic character of the victory of Nicolás Maduro. However, the amount of participation is easily sufficient, in the middle of an economic war, to illustrate popular support for national institutions. Indeed, far more than the Chàvists’ hold on power, what was in play was the future of the country faced ...Read full article...

What kind of Brazil do you want?

Misery, crime and corruption collapse the South American giant. SÃO PAULO – It seems repetitive, but every three or four months we have to talk about Brazil; about its poverty, increase in crime and corruption that still exist in this South American country. An uncertain number of Brazilians fall into extreme poverty every day while the country is torn between political hostility and latent corruption, despite recent advances in ...Read full article...

Argentina is a Poverty Factory in South America

Inflation causes a loss of 25% in purchasing power, which hurts the poorest people in the country. There are people who commit crimes, it is the first time they are going through that, but due to a need, an economic pressure “. The description does not belong to an anthropologist sensitized to the fate of the Argentines hardest hit by poverty conditions. The “the lack of inclusion” leads to ...Read full article...

Is Venezuela following a Globalist Script?

All you have to do to answer this question is to look at the starting point of all popular uprisings that took place around the world over the last 3 years. What did the countries where “springs” and declarations of revolution made the headlines? All people in those countries -Egypt, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Cuba, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Brazil, Venezuela- had two things in common: They were slaves to ...Read full article...

The Army takes over Rio de Janeiro to Combat Organised Crime

SÃO PAULO – The president of Brazil, Michel Temer, has taken one of the most extreme measures available to him to face the irrepressible escalation of violence in Rio de Janeiro: leaving the security of the State in the hands of the Armed Forces. According to the decree signed by Temer, the police is in the hands of the Army until December 31. It is the first time that ...Read full article...

Mexico, the most violent in 20 years

At least 80 people are murdered per day in Mexico, a number that equals the horror of the worst days the country lived during the narco wars. Violence in Mexico seems to be a recurring theme every end of the year. In 2017, again, Mexico is on the verge of breaking all its own bloody records. With just a month left to close the year, the country is on its ...Read full article...

Venezuela: What Christmas Like After Socialism Destroyed the Country?

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 few were prepared. As we get ready for the holidays here in America, with our usual spending frenzies and feasts, Christmas in Venezuela is looking a lot different than it did a mere decade ...Read full article...

Big Agra drives Deforestation in Latin America

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 activities. El Niño is a cyclical phenomenon, is part of nature, but its effects can be exacerbated by deforestation. The top-three causes of the recent floods in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay are El Niño, AgriBusiness and extremely lousy location of ...Read full article...

What Life is like for 1 Million People without Power in Puerto Rico

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 stories show us what life is like for more than a million people who STILL don’t have power and running water nearly 3 months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated their communities. According to a website showing the status of ...Read full article...
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