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Latin America Keeps Soviet Comintern Alive

A study of the long history of revolutionary socialism leads us to discover that...

4 Reasons Why Socialism Is Becoming More Popular

The newfound openness of large numbers of Americans to socialism is, by now, a...

Pope wants big tech do more to tackle porn

Pope Francis said Thursday that tech companies, such as Facebook and Google, needed to...

How America Ends

Democracy depends on the consent of the losers. For most of the 20th century,...

Opinion: Evo Morales’ time is up in Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales has failed to understand the political crisis that his country...

Thirty years after the Berlin Wall came down, Germany is still working to meet east with west

Thirty years after protesters pulled down the Berlin Wall, the city has knitted itself...

These are 4 of the biggest wars in Latin America

In spite of the great efforts that are made, conflicts often cannot be resolved...

Migrant Children Trapped in Mexico Are Leaving Their Families and Crossing the Border Alone

Children of migrants, trapped in Mexico by the U.S. government’s so-called Migrant Protection Protocols,...

Name Change To Make Vatican’s Archives No Longer ‘Secret’

Pope Francis announced on Monday, an official change of name to its famous "Vatican...

Canada election: Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win election

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals came up top with a narrow lead in...

Hong Kong Is Not in Latin America

Today, the situation in Hong Kong is close to chaos, after 18 weeks of...

Dengue: A ‘Military Defeat’ in Cuba

Much more than a century ago, Carlos Juan Finlay de Barres, a Cuban epidemiologist,...

How Italians Became ‘White’

Congress envisioned a white, Protestant and culturally homogeneous America when it declared in 1790...

The Latin American left isn’t dead yet

Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay will all hold presidential elections in October. And, for now,...

No, Slavery Did Not Make America Rich

In 1847, Karl Marx wrote that "Without slavery you have no cotton; without cotton...

Why South America did not develop as much as North America

There are four main reasons why South America did not develop as much as...

Would ousting Trump rebuild the country’s faith in government? Lessons from Latin America

The House of Representatives has opened an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. But...

Latin America can become a ‘global benchmark’ for biofuels

Erasmo Carlos Battistella, CEO of ECB Group, spoke with BNamericas about the company's US$800...

U.S. New Asylum Ban Will Have an ‘Enormous’ Human Impact

On Wednesday, the (U.S.) Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration may implement a...

Fidel Castro Warned Us Of Climate Change

It was on June 12, 1992, in Río de Janeiro, Brazil, when Fidel Castro...

Brazil: The dangers of being young and Black

Brazil was the last country in the Americas to abolish slavery (1888). The Black...

Savannah Strife: Brazil’s Combustible Border with Venezuela

The 2,199-kilometres frontier between Venezuela and Brazil – a sparsely populated stretch of jungle...

For the first time, Costa Rica will have a “National Earthquake Simulation”

August 19 is the date, the day for the first ever National Earthquake Simulation...

Equifax announces 200 new jobs in Costa Rica

Equifax announces expansion in Costa Rica, adding 200 new jobs to its already 1,000 strong workforce in the country

Model wrote affectionate message to her dad hours before being killed in Pavas

The model, Angie Tenorio Villalta, 34, had posted an affectionate message on her Facebook...

Costa Rica continues to turn the screws on collective agreements of the public sector

Some 45 claims have been registered in Costa Rica's supreme constitutional court against what...

Basic Passive Rate Keeps Rising

The Basic Passive Rate (Tasa Básica Pasiva in Spanish) keeps on rising, this week...

Florida Resident Sentenced In Lottery Scam Linked to Costa Rica

A resident of Florida, Fernando Reyes, 38, was sentenced today to 12 months and...

Presidency defends Edna Camacho after raids against Aldesa

Casa Presidencial (Government House) came out in defense of the still minister and coordinator...

Sweden’s Kinnevik to divest itself of Millicom

Milllicom has announced that Swedish investment company Kinnevik intends to divest its shareholding in...

Do You Think A Little Too Much Photoshop?

Aracely Arámbula Jacques, the Mexican actress, model, singer, television personality and entrepreneur, known professionally...

Duron Harmon thanks team for support after Costa Rican incident

Duron Harmon said he’s learned a lot in wake of the March incident in...

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