A Wave Of Natural Disasters Strike Mexico

In the past month, Mexico has been struck by multiple natural disasters. A pair of earthquakes has devastated two regions within the country, resulting in unprecedented damage and destruction. The pair of earthquakes which occurred in Mexico last month – one on September 7th in Chiapas, and more recently on…

The Path Towards Sustainability In Africa

As international development groups continue to aid nations in the African continent, economic and political stability has been easier to achieve. With this stability being realized, a new shift in focus towards sustainability seems to be transpiring. So far, this sustainability has centered around farming. Farming throughout Africa is widely…

The Revitalization of Brazil And Bolivia’s Economies

Latin America is a region that is continuing to experience economic success in several industries. Though industries in nations with large economies come to mind – such as Chile, Mexico, or Uruguay – there are smaller, less acknowledged nations that are also experiencing a surge in economic triumph. There are at least two examples of this in lesser known areas within Latin…

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming African Elections

Around the world, the process of voting can be interpreted as one’s civic duty or one’s responsibility to their nation. In either case, voting determines the direction of one’s nation and its potential future. The process of voting is not the same in every nation, neither are citizens’ exact motivations…

The Vital Role of International Development Organizations

International development groups and organizations are an important enforcer of diplomacy throughout the world. In some cases, these groups serve as mediums, visiting areas in which crises and disasters are prevalent. In others, these groups regulate policies to prevent famine, turmoil, and war from occurring. Despite the relative sense of…

The Human Rights Challenge For Latin American Children

In Latin America, children’s human rights are not firmly established which allows for violations to occur. There are several instances of children’s human rights violations throughout the region. First, Reuters reports that thousands of children and women are victims of human trafficking throughout Latin America. Additionally, Bolivia is home to…

The Venezuelan Diaspora in Chile

Throughout South America, there are a number of discrepancies in the accessibility, availability, and prospect of opportunities for citizens. These factors contribute to trends which are the by-product of enduring economic and political restrictions.   An illustration of this is occurring in Venezuela, where citizens are rebelling against a political…

Germany’s New Marshall Plan for Africa

With the Group of 20 (G20) Summit occurring in Germany this weekend, political leaders, presidents, and prime ministers from twenty nations are gathering to discuss economic matters germane to their nation and the Group. Though the international threat concerning North Korea’s advancement of ICBMs will certainly be addressed, the Summit…

What do Latin America and Africa Have in Common?

Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa are vastly different regions of the world situated thousands of miles apart from one another. At first glance, it is not quite apparent that these areas have anything in common. However, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa share a commonality regarding ongoing immigration and migration crises….