Latest posts by Betsy Galbreath from March, 2014
President Santos Confirms the Dismissal of Bogotá Mayor Gustavo Petro
The Colombian president did not adopt precautionary measures by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for Gustavo Petro to continue as mayor of Bogotá, the country's capital.
Peru Considers Eliminating Environmental Impact Studies for Oil Exploration
The announcement by the Minister of Energy and Mines that oil exploration activities would no longer require environmental impact studies has surprised Peruvian environmentalists. Experts are mostly against it.
What do Government Supporters Have to Say About Protests in Venezuela?
Two major trends are found online, often under the same tags. We explore the views seen on the Internet during the protests, from the side of the advocates of chavismo.