Latin America

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
Latin America

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 […]

Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador
Latin America

Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador

“It’s very difficult to achieve the revolutionary conscience” While he crossed the Heart of the city in his boat over the river Thames, the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, had completed what was the first visit made by the aforementioned leader to the United Kingdom. It happened at the end […]

The U.S. militarisation of Latin America
Latin America

The U.S. militarisation of Latin America

With the United States’ recent efforts to further increase its military capabilities in Latin America, many leaders in the region are showing distress and a collection of countries are even standing in opposition to the U.S. Pertaining the effect of U.S. forces in Latin America, The Prisma spoke exclusively with […]