Category: America

Argentina Legalized Abortions

Argentina’s Senate, in a truly historic decision, voted by a majority on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 by a vote of 38 to 29 against, a bill that legalizes abortion until the 14th week of pregnancy and after more than twelve hours of sitting on the issue. The dominant role of the Catholic Church in Argentine

Bolivia’s New Socialist President in Long-Term Balance Exercise

The economist and former Finance Minister Luis Arce with his party ΜAS (Movement for Socialism) and his political alliances ISPS, received 54.5% in «Bolivia’s crucial presidential elections» of 18th October 2020 and was elected New President of Bolivia from the first round dominating the Bolivian political scene for years to come. Luis Arce was the

New Era for Chile: Revision of the Constitution Passed

The increase in the price of the metro ticket at peak times was the start of mass protests that were sparked by the public’s anger against Chile’s elite of all kinds, leading a year later, today, to the current result of the change of Chilean Constitution. Replacing the Constitution, which is a legacy of the

Bolivia: Crucial Presidential Elections

For Bolivia, the Covid-19 pandemic is only one part of the turmoil that has been taking place in this country over the past year; this annual cycle of turmoil consists of a contentious election showdown, deadly looting, the overthrow of the country’s first indigenous President in a coup as his followers claim, the rise to

Elections Bring Discord to Venezuelan Opposition

The Parliamentary opposition in Venezuela is being driven into division, given that part of it led by former Miranda state governor and political opponent Chavez (2012, 2013) Enrique Capriles has already expressed his support for opposition participation in elections called by incumbent Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on December 6, 2020. On the other hand, self-proclaimed

Bolivia: The Hybrid Coup and the problems that require urgent solutions

The resigning President of Bolivia Juan Evo Morales Αyma (2006-2019), he escaped from Bolivia, having primarily secured political asylum in Mexico and promising his followers that he would return to the country stronger despite the “coup” that the army did with the opposition  and always according to the words of Evo Morales. The army did

Policies to reduce Social-Economic Disparities in Chile

Chile’s authorities find it difficult to control the situation amid massive protests, looting, arson and violent incidents from Friday 18/10/2019 where the Chilean government announced the imposition of emergency measures for the most part of country for a period of 15 days. These measures include a curfew in the capital city of Santiago, urging citizens

Canada’s tight pre-election period

Mr. Trudeau took over the office of the Prime Minister of Canada in 2015. Unlike other Anglo-Saxon countries such as the US and the UK, Canada has avoided electing a right-populist politician as its Prime Minister and since the Liberal Prime Minister of Canada does not belong to the club of Rightist-populist political leaders. During

The Sad Tango of Argentina: the fear of bankruptcy returned

The “informal bankruptcy” that Argentina had to resort in last week denied hopes for a better future of the Argentine people who are chronicle suffers from bankruptcy conditions. The friendly governmental agenda, to businesses and to economic orthodoxy, of the Argentine President Mauricio Macri wrecked in the reef of the last week’s announcement that the

The Debt Crises, the Elections and the future of Argentina

The first round of the upcoming national elections in Argentina will take place on 11th August 2019 with a view to highlighting the new Argentine President who will take the country’s fortunes and its citizens into his own hands. However, there are no created new hopes and expectations for Argentine citizens that Argentina will be
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