MEXICO’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018: MEMES AND ODDITIES – PANsplaining

Mexico's presidential election is coming up on July 1, with four candidates battling it out to succeed Enrique Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) for a six-year term starting December. Third time candidate, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), has a commanding lead in most polls and barring a catastrophe — including electoral fraud — looks... Continue Reading →

MORE THAN HALF OF THE POPULATION OF LATIN AMERICA LIVE IN POVERTY (TRANSLATION)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) warns that due to low world economic growth, the end of the basic commodities super cycle, greater inflationary pressure and a reduction in the capacity to create employment, ¨poverty reduction in the region has stalled since 2012 and destitution shows signs of a... Continue Reading →

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