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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Nepotism Stunts Latin American Political Development

Jose Guerrero Coronado, Columnist May 5, 2016
In Latin America, politics does not attract talented citizens. Most of them prefer to pursue other social projects, or simply migrate to other countries like the USA.

International Sport Competitions Hinder Latin American Development

Jose Coronado, Columnist April 21, 2016
In my point of view Brazil made the mistake many latin americans, individuals, and nations, do – they tried to hard to put a good moment on exposition.

Frustation Takes Down Socialism in Latin America

Jose Coronado, Columnist April 7, 2016
One common thread tying these Latin American countries’ politics together is frustration: all three socialist governments promised to be different from the previous right-wing governments. They promised to alleviate the socioeconomic plight of the poor, but have in fact exacerbated the issue.

Central American Immigration Crisis

Jose Guerrero Coronado, Columnist February 11, 2016
The question at hand is not how many refugees the United States, Mexico or Canada can take – it’s why are these people leaving their homelands?

The Candidate Latinos Want

Jose Coronado, Columnist October 22, 2015

According to Pew Research, 11 percent of the national eligible voters are Latinos. As elections come close, candidates will inevitably try to lure in Latino voters with promises. Bernie Sanders has promised...

Latin Americans Face Economic Crisis

Jose Guerrero Coronado, Columnist October 7, 2015

The good economic fortunes of the United States have been rough on Latin American economies. Steady job growth and good performance in the retail, automotive, and housing industries have lured investors...

Donald Trump Makes Life Harder for Latinos

Jose Coronado, Columnist September 24, 2015

In June, American businessman Donald J. Trump announced he was running for President of the United States. In his announcement speech, he made outrageous remarks about Mexicans: “When Mexico sends its...

Latin American ”˜democracies’ continue to target whistleblowers

Jose Coronado April 9, 2015
When the government is not protecting the freedom of speech of its citizens, it is a sign that this country is becoming a failed state because of its incapacity of protecting individual rights.

Latin America must seize autonomy to curb influence of Chinese business

Jose Coronado March 5, 2015
Chinese companies are known for bribing local and national governments in developing countries in order to get projects approved and leave them unregulated. The problem here is that Chinese companies love giving bribes and Latin American officials love money. The results have been disastrous.
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