The Syrian Civil War is drawing to a close, and at long last. Since its inception in March of 2011, the conflict has provoked utter calamity on a scale not otherwise seen since World War Two. Originating from an unassuming incident, the war has spiraled out of control, with the resulting carnage leaving upwards of […]
I recently was put in contact with a few journalists from Venezuela to explain what life is like there during these volatile times. This is what they had to say.
This is the second in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Latin America. The bid for the construction of the 2016 Olympic Village and over US $10 billion in other contracts were won by Brazil’s top engineering firm, […]
Venezuela’s economy and people face disaster amid a currency crisis, food and medical shortages, and a dangerous security situation. Mitchell Haid examines the severity of Venezuela’s problems and what the government is doing about it.
Amid mass rioting over the past weeks, Catherine Gao looks at the relationship between food insecurity and Venezuela’s political unrest.