Anne-Sophie Neyra

About Anne-Sophie Neyra

Second Year student reading BSc Politics and Philosophy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.Living in South America, the Middle East as well as in the E.U. has given me the opportunity to both develop my knowledge and experience, simultaneously enriching my personality and interests notably in photojournalism, politics and volunteering. I am currently a Correspondent for the Organisation for World Peace as well as a Latin America Correspondent for The London Globalist, an online international affairs newspaper.

Pedro Pierluisi Nominated As Puerto Rico’s New Governor 3

On August 2nd, Ricardo Rosselló finally resigned as Puerto Rico’s governor,  nominating Pedro Pierluisi as his successor. On July 22nd, the headline of El Nuevo Dia, the country’s leading newspaper, read: ‘Governor, it is now time to listen to your people: you must resign.’ Since July 13th, hundreds of thousands […]

Poland: A Peaceful LGBTQ March Turns Into A Nightmare 2

 On July 20th, a milestone for the Podlachia region, known for its conservatism and for being a stronghold of Polish nationalism, was completely disrupted. Białystok’s first-ever ‘Equality March’ was scheduled for 2:30pm on that day. Eggs, stones, glass bottles and dozens of firecrackers were aimed at LGBTQ supporters by football fans […]

Mexico Takes First Step Towards Regulating Sex Work

In the hopes of reducing sex trafficking in the country, Mexico has given the green light to the decriminalization of sex work in its capital. The legislators obtained a result of 38-0 with eight abstentions in a vote in Congress on Friday, which favoured a bill to remove a line […]

Uruguayan Elections: The End Of Latin America’s Pink Tide?

Voting is compulsory in Uruguay, known colloquially as South America’s Switzerland. With a population of 3.5 million, it seems intuitive as to why this is the case. But Anthony Downs’ Median Voter Theorem (MVT) provides a more fine-grained approach as to why the adoption of such policies can be very beneficial. […]