Latin America

Colombia: lowest income or highest insult?
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Colombia: lowest income or highest insult?

Every year, the issue of Colombia’s monthly income adjustment becomes increasingly ludicrous for the country’s working class.  For the 7.5 million workers earning minimum wage, it’s always excuses, excuses, excuses… Humberto Calle According to the Colombian government and the country’s largest employers, increasing the minimum wage by just one percentage […]

Humala, an alternative option for Peru?
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Humala, an alternative option for Peru?

The electoral battle has begun and the electoral systems have begun the process of enrolment in front of the electoral panel. This powerful shift in dynamics is all about a thorough transformation of the politics and institutions of the State which are dominated by corruption. Claudio Chipana Gutiérrez Gana Perú […]

Haiti earthquake deepens cracks in the UN
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Haiti earthquake deepens cracks in the UN

Today, a growing wave of criticism is rising against the United Nations for its performance in Haiti, the Caribbean nation hit by an earthquake one year ago. Víctor M. Carriba On the first anniversary of the tragedy, the international organisation and its mission in Haiti seems even more bogged down […]