In these times of wars being fought in nearly every continent, it is sometimes good to hear about peace. It makes us remember that even the bad things always come to an end. Now, the Colombian government and the Columbian rebels called FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia), are giving us an example of… Read More Peace treaty in Colombia
Last week, Dilma Roussef’s impeachment has been confirmed by the senate of Brazil. She is now suspended for 6month until the final verdict. If she will be found guilty, she will be definitively removed from office. Until then it’s the vice president, Michel Temer, who is executing her charges.
Here is a quick update on my recent article about Brazil: The impeachment procedure has been stopped by Waldir Maranhao, Brazil’s interim president of the Chamber of Deputies on May 9th 2016. He asked for the vote from the 17th of April to be cancelled. His main argument is that the vote was not regular,… Read More Update on the impeachment procedure against Dilma Roussef
People who are unhappy with their governments can be found anywhere. But often, apart from demonstrations, not much happens. However, that’s not the case for Brazil. There have already been many demonstration waves over the last years. Against the world cup, against the Olympics and now against corruption and the government. Often those demonstrations are… Read More What is going on in Brazil?
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s recapture was one of the trending topics of the last weeks. Alongside his name, the names of Hollywood actor and film producer Sean Penn and Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo appear quite often. But why? What is their link to Guzman and his capture? In 2012, Kate Del Castillo was… Read More EL Chapo, Kate del Castillo and Sean Penn
His spectacular escape in July made him become the most famous drug Kingpin and he now shares a spot with Pablo Escobar in the Hall of Fame of drug lords. If he was widely known on the American continent as Mexico’s most wanted man and brutal gangster, he only became really famous around the… Read More Who is “El Chapo”?
He is now an old man. If you look at him you couldn’t imagine that has been the world’s poorest president, a flower grower, a guerillero, a farmer an example and so much more. So many different and controversial occupations, translate a controversial being. José Mujica is loved by many South Americans and acclaimed as… Read More José Mujica