Monthly Archives: December 2012

Song of the Week: Sergio Vega

Time for the Sunday Song of the Week     RIP BIG FELLA

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The Weekly Mancha

What we are reading : December 10 – December 16

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Reform and Backlash: What Europe Can Learn from Latin America

In November, the backlash to externally imposed austerity once again boiled over. Labor unions executed coordinated strikes. University students took to the streets. Daily life came to a halt as citizens protested grinding reforms. The harsh economic restructuring was demanded … Continue reading

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Europe Cries for Argentina: A Judicial Ruling’s Global Reverberations

By ruling that Buenos Aires must repay sovereign bond holdouts, Judge Thomas Griesa may have complicated similar programs in Europe while derailing any hope of Argentina’s reentry into the global financial system.

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Post-Chávez Venezuela: A Country on the Edge

On October 7, 2012 at 11:32 PM, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez emerged on the balcony of El Palacio de Miraflores in front of thousands of supporters to accept re-election through 2019. Thus ended months of speculation. Would Chávez, diagnosed with … Continue reading

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