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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 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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Lenin Moreno to Continue Ecuador’s Citizens Revolution

By Ronald J. Morgan This year’s Ecuadoran Elections wrapped up on a sour note and with the prospect of rising political confrontation. Right-wing Opposition Candidate Guillermo Lasso has refused to recognize the results of the second round voting. “I will never recognize … Continue reading

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Argentina’s Neoliberalism: Firings, Price Hikes, Austerity

By Ronald J. Morgan The second year of the Mauricio Macri Administration is beginning with what use to be called the Washington Consensus firmly in control. As is usually the case with such administrations the focus is on economic reforms that will … Continue reading

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Colombia: Plan B Peace Accord Approved

By Ronald J. Morgan Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has succeeded in having the Colombian congress approve a revised version of the peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The passage of the accord officially ends 52 … Continue reading

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