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About morganworld982014

In recent years I've been living in South America and writing occasional articles that touch on human rights and social issues in Latin America. Ronald J. Morgan

Argentina Green-lights Pro Business Shift

By Ronald J. Morgan Argentina’s recent Oct. 22, midterm elections have reshaped the Argentine congress and made the conservative Cambiemos Party the major power in the land. Winning more than 40 percent of the votes nation wide, the coalition of … Continue reading

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Venezuela Opposition Opts Out of Municipal Elections

By Ronald J. Morgan In a surprising turnabout, the Venezuela opposition is in tumult following a dispute over the legitimacy of the Venezuelan Constitutional Assembly. As a result of a feeling that the Venezuelan electoral system should be declared fraudulent … Continue reading

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Venezuela Regional Elections: A Major Opposition Defeat

Ronald J. Morgan After street protests, which left 125 dead in Venezuela in theĀ  first half of 2017, the second half of the year has been marked by election of a new constitutional convention and regional elections. The protests called … Continue reading

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Argentina Votes Ahead of Radical Neoliberal Reforms

By Ronald J. Morgan In what could be the economic policy showdown of the decade, Argentines will be either green lighting a radical neoliberal policy by President Mauricio Macri or signalling a need to put a break on pro business … Continue reading

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Ecuador’s Moreno Announces Austerity Cuts

By Ronald J. Morgan We all know that this has been extremely difficult since 2015. Not having the liquid resources, we turned to foreign and domestic financing. Entering in a complex economic situation the decisions that were taken were not … Continue reading

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Election Briefing: Opposition Vows to Defeat Re-election of Honduras President Hernandez

By Ronald J. Morgan This November 26, Honduras will hold their third election since the 2009 military coup that overthrew leftist President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya. This time, a coalition of left and moderate forces will attempt to defeat what they … Continue reading

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Venezuela Crisis Deepens

By Ronald J. Morgan Venezuela has become the worst political crisis in Latin America in decades. And with no end in sight, the human toll is expected to keep rising. An electoral and constitutional crisis which began taking shape shortly … Continue reading

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