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The Biden Doctrine: Multilateralism in Central America Can Bring American Primacy Back

The lack of political will and neighboring cooperation to promote integrity inevitably ensues havoc within a country—such as mismanagement of natural resources, poverty, and social unrest. This is a state of affairs that Central America has cyclically encountered.

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Breaking the Cycle: Stopping Gender Violence in Latin America

The apparent rise of gender-based homicide has impelled Latin American countries to legally distinguish the crime as “femicide.”

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Appetite for Destruction: China’s Fishing Problem in Latin American Waters

Latin American waters have fallen prey to China’s economic pandering, particularly Ecuador, Peru, and Chile. China’s fishing exploitation is heedless towards ecologically sensitive waters, especially the Galapagos Islands, revered for its unique flora and fauna. In one month, 300 fishing vessels have spent a total of 73,000 hours fishing off of the Galapagos coasts.

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Understanding Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis

Unraveled by 20 years of faulty fiscal policies and political instability induced by the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Venezuela now finds itself in one of the worst humanitarian crises in the Western Hemisphere. With a collapsed economy, suffering and devastation, and skyrocketing COVID-19 cases, the situation has displaced 5.3 million refugees as of March 2020.