Just weeks after President Maduro’s election, Venezuela put into effect a sweeping new labor law that should silence some critics – or create new ones.
In Peru, the minimum sentence for drug offenses went from two years in jail to 25.
An estimated 30 to 40 million trees are chopped down each year for firewood and, at this point, somewhere between 90 to 98 percent of the country’s trees are gone.
As many as 100,000 drug dealers recently roamed the streets of Rio de Janeiro.
It’s funny in a tragic way that a hunger strike was necessary to even regain attention.
In the three years that they’ve held the signs in public, there’s been 1,000 percent decrease in the murders.
The case highlights what happens when people with power make an unassailable distinction between people and policy.
A 31-year-old panhandler in Brazil, Nunes received a burst of Internet fame when a tourist snapped a picture of him and dubbed him the “Ridiculously Photogenic Homeless Guy”.
While the Mexican media largely ignores the existence of anyone who isn’t Spanish-looking, it seems that there are more insidious ways to avoid most of society as well.
Haitians can’t be exotic. Haitians are Black.
While 68 percent of legal immigrants became naturalized citizens, that number dropped to 36 percent for Mexicans.