South America


UN Security Council Visits Colombia To Observe The Advances Of The Peace Agreement

On May 5th 2017, the United Nations Security Council sent a 15-man delegation led by the Uruguayan Ambassador, Elbio Rosselli, to Colombia to witness the implementation of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the former rebel group, FARC-EP. The purpose of the visit was to express the support […]


UEFA, FIFA And Universal Human Rights: A Greater Role For The World Game?

European football’s governing body, UEFA, will begin to consider human and labour rights in assessing bids to host its EURO competition. Germany and Turkey will compete for the rights to host the EURO 2024 competition, having been provided with a set of UEFA requirements for staging the event, which for […]


Migrating In A Globalizing World: The US And Latin America

The immigration, illegal and legal, of Mexico nationals to the United States (US), has been a controversial topic of conversation in recent years as the US experiences the effects of immigration.  Controversy has begun with illegal immigrants, undocumented workers, Executive Order 13767: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements, and the economic […]


Death Toll Rises In Worsening Unrest In Venezuela

This past Monday, tensions in Venezuela flared up again as opposition-led protests against the government, which began in late March, continued into their fourth week. These largely peaceful protests have been marred by outbreaks of street violence, which is seen as an extension of political tension driven by the economic […]


Anti-Government Protests Continue In Venezuela

Protests in Venezuela have continued into their fourth week as people remain adamant in their anti-government stance, calling for early elections and the release of political prisoners. The political situation in Venezuela has worsened in recent months with reports of food and medicine shortages forcing people to seek refuge in […]