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Argentina and the UK: The conflict and diplomacy of the Islas Malvinas
10/20/2018

Argentina and the UK: The conflict and diplomacy of the Islas Malvinas

The Islas Malvinas (The Falkland Islands in Spanish) were a Spanish overseas territory, disputed by the United Kingdom in the late eighteenth century during its period of imperial expansion.
The Brazilian elections, Kavanaugh, the Referendum in Romania – Weekly Outcomes
10/08/2018

The Brazilian elections, Kavanaugh, the Referendum in Romania – Weekly Outcomes

Weekly outcomes - the Brazilian elections, Kavanaugh, the Referendum in Romania – Weekly Outcomes
Elections in Brazil: The Fight for the geopolitical future
10/06/2018

Elections in Brazil: The Fight for the geopolitical future

Elections will take place in Brazil on October 7th. The right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro (Social liberal party) and Lula's successor - Fernando Haddad (Workers party, PT) are the most likely candidates for the office of president.
China and Venezuela; An Emerging Axis of Resistance?
09/28/2018

China and Venezuela; An Emerging Axis of Resistance?

It has been a couple weeks since the introduction of fundamental changes in the Venezuelan economy. It is pretty clear that things are improving steadily but surely in Venezuela when one compares the economic situation of a year ago, or even 2 months ago, to the situation today.
Weekly-Review (27th of August – 2nd of September)
09/03/2018

Weekly-Review (27th of August – 2nd of September)

NAFTA crisis / New tariffs on Chinese goods / Escalation of conflict between US and Turkey
Monthly Review: August 2018
09/01/2018

Monthly Review: August 2018

Key political events of August 2018
Monetary Revolution in Revolutionary Venezuela: An End to Economic Woes?
08/28/2018

Monetary Revolution in Revolutionary Venezuela: An End to Economic Woes?

The winds of change are howling over Venezuela as the government headed by Nicolas Maduro of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela has announced multiple changes in key areas of economic policy. The country has been in a state of recession since 2014, a year after President Maduro was elected due to the early death of President Hugo Chavez Frias.
Who is behind the recent assassination attempt against Nicolas Maduro?
08/07/2018

Who is behind the recent assassination attempt against Nicolas Maduro?

On August 4th, an assassination attempt was made against the re-elected President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro. During the leader's recent speech in Caracas, an unmanned aerial vehicle exploded near the president. Six people were arrested.