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Amid Colombian Peace Talks, Village Leaders Become Targets

by Sarah Krupp While Colombian peace negotiations stir hope that a five-decade long insurgency will come to an end — in a strange twist — they have also put the leaders of a small village on the Pacific Coast in … Continue reading

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The Chilean Twist in Education: Back to the State

by Miguel Ordenes The Chilean education system, the paradigm of market-based reform, is experiencing one of its biggest twists since its foundation in 1981. Chile is moving away from a totally free market in education toward a mixed system with … Continue reading

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Remembering the Big Picture: A Need for Unbiased Dialogue About the Cuban Reality

by Vaitiari Rodriguez I vividly remember my grandfather saying that in Cuba, kids learned how to say “Fidel” and “Communism” before they could say mom or dad. Every time my family spoke about the government and politics they used to … Continue reading

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