Ramiro S. Fúnez
Ramiro S. Fúnez
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Jan. 31, 2014

7 of the World's Wealthiest Politicians and the Crazy Things They Spend Their Money On

One of them owns a gold-plated Rolls Royce. Because YOLO

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Jan. 22, 2014

Violence is Erupting in Mexico Between Local Vigilantes and Drug Cartels — Here's Why

For the full story, you have to go back several years to where it began.
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Jan. 7, 2014

An Argument for Legalizing Marijuana Even Conservatives Can Rally Behind

Because no one wants violence.
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Dec. 26, 2013

5 Political Icons Who Died In 2013

Nelson Mandela wasn't the only political heavyweight to die this year.
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Dec. 17, 2013

Thousands Are Protesting to Support Their Ousted Mayor. Here's Why.

Colombia's people are rising against corruption.
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Dec. 6, 2013

10,000 Protesters Just Marched Against the President of Mexico — Here's Why

Happy one-year anniversary, Enrique Peña Nieto.

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Oct. 22, 2013

The Effects Of This Dominican Court's Ruling Will Be Felt As Far Away As NYC

The Dominican Republic has revoked the citizenship of 210,000 children of Haitian descent, and the next mayor of New York might have to deal with the consequences.
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Oct. 15, 2013

Brazil Tries to Beat America's NSA, As Things Heat Up Between These Allies

The National Security Agency's surveillance scandal and the Congress' government shutdown are damaging relations between the United States and Brazil. Here's how.
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Oct. 8, 2013

4 Mayor Bloomberg Health Initiatives That Were Actually Big Successes

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg will step down at the end of the year, but there are several health initiatives he backed during his 12-year tenure that actually helped residents.
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Sept. 30, 2013

5 Things Most New Yorkers Don't Know About Bill de Blasio

There are several aspects of New York City mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio's personal life that remain unknown to many New Yorkers.
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Sept. 27, 2013

Guantánamo Hunger Strike: It's Still Happening, But Are Journalists Watching?

The U.S. military wants to divert attention away from blatant human rights violations at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba by discontinuing daily updates about a hunger strike.

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Sept. 23, 2013

Marijuana Legalization: NYC's Next Mayor Will Try to Legalize Weed

The next mayor of New York City will help usher in the decriminalization of marijuana, regardless of which candidate wins the seat.
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Sept. 11, 2013

Anniversary of 9/11 in Chile is a Dark Reminder of Its Past

September 11 is an important day for Americans, but it is also a day Chileans remember as the beginning of a brutal dictatorship that destroyed its nation – and it’s important to remember both.
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Sept. 9, 2013

Obama Syria Speech: The President Will Have Some Unexpected Allies

The ongoing turmoil in Syria has demonstrated that many Democrats and Republicans are kindred spirits in their views on foreign policy and military intervention. Here’s why.
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Aug. 8, 2013

Latin America's Most Successful Politician? It's Pope Francis

Pope Francis isn't just a religious leader. His views will have a huge influence on Latin American elections this year, and here's why.
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July 25, 2013

The Next Economic Catastrophe is Here, Thanks Argentina

One of the largest transnational lending agencies in the world is treading carefully in a court case that could voluminously determine its future relations with developing countries.

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July 18, 2013

Chile Elections 2013: Gay Marriage Could Be a Big Issue

Personal views on the legality of gay marriages in Chile might serve as crucial determinants in the selection of a new president for the country's upcoming November 17 elections.
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July 13, 2013

Latin America's Offer to Edward Snowden is Revolutionary — Here's Why

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro committed a revolutionary act when he offered the whistleblower asylum. Here's why that's a good thing.