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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 […]

No fuel price rise in Bolivia
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No fuel price rise in Bolivia

  Just five days after raising fuel prices in line with international market prices on the 26th December, the Bolivian government, under President Evo Morales, made a u-turn and reversed the price hike due to civil unrest. The decree ushered in a fuel price rise of almost 80%, a measure […]