Category Archives: Latin America

A Typical Example of Leftism in Latin America

Yet Latin American leftism can also do a lot of bad. As this example illustrates, for instance, it can help defeat efforts to fight global warming. Continue reading

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Tourism in the United States

A lot of people visit America. According to the latest estimates, about sixty million people came in 2011. Continue reading

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The Myth that Hugo Chávez Controls Venezuela’s Media

On balance, Venezuela’s media is anti-Chávez. A person who watches Venezuelan news coverage, listens to a Venezuelan radio program, or picks up a Venezuelan newspaper is more likely than not to hear bad things about Chávez. Continue reading

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How Argentina Fell Behind the Rest of the World

rgentina is also famous for its economic slide backwards over the past century. Continue reading

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The BRIC Fallacy

A person living in the third-poorest province of Brazil is about as well off as the typical Chinese. So much for the Chinese dragon; the typical Brazilian is far better off than the typical Chinese. And let’s not even start comparing Brazil to India. Continue reading

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A Fascinating Study on Mexican Immigrants Who Can’t Speak Spanish

What happens when Mexican immigrants can’t speak Spanish? Continue reading

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The Crisis in the Developed World

I recently had a conversation with a college student hailing from the great country Spain. After talking about my summer activities, I asked him about the internships and jobs he had available in Spain.

He said that there was nothing. No jobs, not internships for anybody his age in Spain. It was a crisis that had become normality. A global crisis. Continue reading

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