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Majority of Farc leaders are outside Colombia.

Majority of Farc leaders are outside Colombia.

  The integration in the Americas should be the result of a positive interdependence among countries. Since the Declaration of Washington, the american states are in a process of growing…

Health: Unasur´s strategy to fight swine influenza.

  In spite of the critical situation in the region, due to the confrontation of Colombia with Venezuela and Ecuador, the integration of The Americas continue in aspects of positive…

Country Facts : Brazil

Following more than three centuries under Portuguese rule, Brazil peacefully gained its independence in 1822, maintaining a monarchical system of government until the abolition of slavery in 1888 and the…

Can international aid reach the people of Haiti.

Can international aid reach the people of Haiti.

  International journalists, diplomats, NGO representatives and spokesmen of the Haitian government  agreed that the situation in Haiti is chaotic after the earthquake that devastated  Port au Prince, whose deaths…

Arms Race in The Americas.

Arms Race in The Americas.

  In recent weeks, much has been written in the media about the purchase of armaments and military technology by some South American countries like Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Venezuela.…

The assasination of Christian Poveda , the Maras gang , and the Merida Initiative.

The assasination of Christian Poveda , the Maras gang , and the Merida Initiative.

  Last weekend, a french-spanish filmmaker whose documentary about the violent street gang of the Maras in El Salvador provoked controversy earlier this year has been found shot in the…

Mexico´s Drug Cartels

By Colleen W. Cook – Analyst in Latin American Affairs According to the Mexican government there are seven drug cartels operating in Mexico. The Mexican government reports that the major…

Bloggers of The Americas: columnists and contributors.

MALENA MARCHAN (CHILE/ECUADOR/USA) Journalist, graduated with honors from the Catholic University in Santiago, Chile. Currently heads COTOPAXI COMMUNICATIONS, an independent production and media services company based in Miami. Also writes…