South America


The Stabbing Of Presidential Candidate Highlights Devastating Insecurity In Brazil

A leading candidate in Brazil’s presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, was stabbed last Thursday at a campaign event. His attacker has been detained and claimed he was “on a mission from God,” reports the BBC. Bolsonaro, a former army captain and far-right politician whose popularity is on the rise, suffered a […]


Argentina’s Macri Raises Taxes, Axes Ministries After Peso Plunge

Argentinian President Mauricio Macri announced a range of policies last Monday, including new taxes on exports and the removal of over half of the government’s ministries. These emergency measures are a part of a campaign to calm markets and restore confidence in the Argentinian peso, which has lost more than […]


Brazil National Museum Fire, A Farewell To Heritages

Culture artifacts, ancient fossils, and other irreplaceable collections were carried in the hand of firefighters. With the dark scorch marks that left by the flame, they look like coffins instead of the precious exhibits. The atmosphere is like a funeral, the funeral of the museum that records the 10-thousand-year history […]


Guatemala’s Life Threatening ‘Protection Of Life And Family’ Bill Reaches Final Stages Of Approval

Having successfully passed through Congress twice, Guatemala’s controversial ‘Protection of Life and Family’ bill is scheduled to be discussed for the last time next week before it is sent to President Jimmy Morales for final approval. Introduced by 23 deputies of Congress and the Evangelical Coordinator of Guatemala in March […]


Ortega Orders Expulsion of UN Human Rights Team

On Friday Nicaragua’s President, Daniel Ortega, ordered the expulsion of the United Nations human rights team posted in the country. This demand takes place only two days after the team published a report that condemned the government’s violent response to the ongoing political conflict. Since mid-April, demonstrators in Nicaragua have […]


Education, The Ultimate Solution

Ancient wisdom has it, “[t]eaching people to fish, is better than offering them fish.” It is still applicable today. Providing better education shall enable individuals to find the solution to problems by themselves, making it the ultimate solution for the new ages. There are many problems that interfere with humans’ […]


Ecuador Declares A State Of Emergency Due To Mass Venezuelan Migration

Ecuador has declared a state of emergency in three provinces following a flood of Venezuelan migrants crossing into the country through neighbouring Colombia. This month, the number of refugees entering Ecuador jumped to 4,500 per day. The Ecuadorian government is struggling to cope with the influx of migrants, many of […]