Venezuela: the world’s worst economy

CARACAS — Venezuela has deemed the worlds worst economy through a number of indicators. The Misery Index along with estimated economic growth, clearly show...

Dam burst in Brazil destroys ecosystems

BRASILIA - Almost a month ago, a dam busted in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, releasing toxic mud in the Rio Doce...

Bolivia makeover clock to turn counter-clockwise

In an attempt to fight colonialism, Bolivian government decided to change the direction of its clocks. SUCRE - By running clocks in reverse Bolivia’s government...

Production and Consumption of Marijuana is Now Legal in Uruguay

Alejandro Faini, Editor (South America) The Uruguayan parliament has just passed a bill allowing for Uruguayan citizens to produce and consume marijuana legally. The bill which has...

The energy crisis in Brazil

Recent reports demonstrate likelihood of energy shortages due to the low level of water reservoirs in hydroelectric plants in the country. The energy sector in...

Working Hours to be Reduced in Uruguay

Based on the John Pencavel study, Uruguay may reduce work hours but maintain salaries MONTEVIDEO -  Juan Castillo, the Head of the Uruguayan Communist Party...

Are We All Monkeys? – The Battle Against Racism

Football player Daniel Alves' reaction to racist act creates a viral discussion around the world, but the real message should not be forgotten. Last week, an act...

Forced sterilisation overshadows Peru’s Presidential elections

LIMA - The second round of the Peruvian presidential elections are fast approaching, but more attention has been turned to Peru’s history of forced...

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombians infected with Zika virus

BOGOTA — More than 25,000 people living in Colombia have been infected with the Zika virus, and over 3,100 of them are pregnant women. Though...

Colombia renewable energy tax incentive in the works

A decree defining the regulations of tax incentives in investments regarding renewable energy is being drafted in the country BOGOTA - There is no denying...