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Who’s really placing limits on free speech?

At least three times in the past six months, state legislators have threatened to cut the budget of the University of Wisconsin at Madison for teaching about homosexuality, gender and race.

The End of the World? In Brazil, It’s Already Here

A constitutional amendment passed by the Senate last month is being called “the end of the world” amendment by its opponents. Why? Because the consequences of the amendment look disastrous — and long lasting.

A Change towards More Authoritarianism in Venezuela

The appointment of Tareck El Aissami as Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela can only be useful to close the already small spaces for a political solution to the crisis in the country

Why Do people not comply with the law in Latin America?

There is an abysmal difference in people’s attitude before the law. For example, people in Germany and in the United States usually feel almost a reverential respect toward it, but people in Latin America have very low regard for it.

Brazil’s Deadly Prison System

Part of the reason prison violence is so common in Brazil is that conditions in most of the country’s penitentiaries are barbarous.

In 2016, Brazil and the U.S. were mirror images of dysfunction

During the first half of 2016, as Brazil staggered through a corruption investigation, a painful recession and the impeachment of then-President Dilma Rousseff

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