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Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe
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Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe

The 11th of April will mark the passage of 180 years since the genocide of the Charrúa people, carried out by the then president Fructuoso Rivera, in a place known as ‘Salsipuedes’ (literally meaning ‘get-out-if-you-can’) Wilfredo Alayón The Charrúa were a group of American Indians who lived in the area […]

Bakassi: Harmony and strife
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Bakassi: Harmony and strife

After many years of territorial dispute, Cameroon was finally granted jurisdiction over a peninsula that borders Nigeria and is well known for its fishing grounds and important petroleum zone. Julio Morejón The decision, which was undoubtedly a fortuitous one for Yaoundé, was made by the International Court of Justice, at The […]

The shadow CIA vs. Mexican Tourism
Latin America

The shadow CIA vs. Mexican Tourism

In a low blow to the Mexican tourism industry, a Texas-based global intelligence company, Stratfor, reported the presence of drug-trafficking related violence in important tourist destinations. Nubia Piqueras Grosso In a memorandum in early March, “Travel and Security Risks over Spring Break in Mexico,” Stratfor claims that the tourist destinations […]