The Chilean constituent process has attracted interest for various reasons such as gender parity or the seats reserved for indigenous peoples. However, it has not taken into account the relationship between the elite and the rest of society.
In the midst of the sharpest political confrontation of the last decades, Keiko Fujimori and Pedro Castillo are on the way to define on Sunday, June 6, who will preside the country as of July 28, the date on which the bicentennial of national independence will be commemorated.
The movement of people through geographic space, temporarily or permanently, is an intrinsic part of human history. It is not a phenomenon, a sporadic action or something external. It is a constitutive process.
The emigration of 5.6 million Venezuelans since 2015 means that South America is suffering the largest forced displacement in the region’s history. On March 1, 2021, the Colombian government issued a decree to regularize more than one million Venezuelans residing irregularly in the country.
Co-author Jimmy E. Ramos Valencia
Metadiscourses represent body weight as a consequence of lifestyle. In neoliberal societies, where the “autonomous and self-regulated individual” is highly valued, the social construction regarding “fat people” is especially condemnatory.
Since the murder of Bertha Cáceres in 2016, there have been 39 homicides of human rights and environmental defenders in Honduras. Victims include peasant and ethnic leaders, lawyers and journalists, and the disappearance of Garifuna leaders.
In few countries in the region does governance depend as much on parliamentary activity as it does in Peru. Both because of its constitutional design and the accentuated political fragmentation of the country, the Congress has been the epicenter of the different political crises that the nation has experienced in its recent history.
Three million businesses have closed during the pandemic, affecting both formal and informal employment. With the recovery of activity, some 7.5 million people are expected to join the huge pool of Latin Americans working without social security.
“It may seem pretentious or exaggerated, but today not only begins a new government, today begins a change of political regime”. This phrase of the Mexican president, halfway between a promise and a proclamation, bears the trademark of a style of doing, thinking and feeling politics.
Co-author Daniela Carrión
The fashion industry is one of the most lucrative worldwide. It has a value similar to the GDP of France and employs more than 300 million people. However, it is the second most polluting industry in the world.
Successful management of a social and health crisis necessarily depends on the communication capacity of governments and the production and dissemination of information aimed at clarifying and guiding the behavior of the population. It requires objectivity and accurate transmission of information.
Co-author Leonardo E. Stanley
Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, average temperatures have gradually increased. However, in the last five decades the increase has accelerated and has placed humanity on the edge of ecological security.
In the early morning of Sunday, March 21, residents of La Victoria, a Venezuelan municipality in Apure state on the border with the Colombian department of Arauca, reported explosions, gunshots and the presence of helicopters. The Minister of Defense communicated that he was acting in defense of the nation.
The most radical wing of the Armed Forces is unlikely to withdraw from politics, as their constitutional duties would recommend. Although they are entrenched in the structures of government, a move to detach themselves from Bolsonaro’s eroded image could be the way for them to return to the presidency, without a clumsy middleman.
Raúl Castro resigned from his post on the first day of the VIII Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC). And although there was speculation about the possibility of a change of course in the island’s policy, it has become clear that Miguel Díaz-Canel, Raúl’s successor, will be in charge of guaranteeing continuity.
Nine out of ten people in developing countries will not receive the Covid-19 vaccine by 2021. This finding is the reason why multiple sectors have been demanding the temporary release of intellectual property rights for vaccines to immunize the world’s population.