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Mexico’s Elections

September 15, 2018

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Written by Brennan Albrecht   The recent presidential elections in Mexico marked a new wave in Mexican politics, and a turn of administration not unlike that seen in the United States in 2016. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won a landslide election, being the first president from the leftist National Regeneration Movement Party (Morena) in Mexico’s […]

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Venezuela

September 15, 2018

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Written by Brecken Denler   Venezuela holds the world’s largest proven oil reserves,[i] and the state has relied on oil revenue for the provision of government services.  This system, established by former President Hugo Chavez, was mostly stable until after his death and the ascension of his successor, Nicolas Maduro.  Political and economic troubles confronted […]

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