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Molina’s Past and Guatemala’s Future

By Zavi Engles As Guatemalan elections continue, some citizens and critics have noted a surprising turn of events, as the current leading candidate is a controversial ex-military man who has been accused of human rights abuses during the long-running Guatemalan … Continue reading

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Costa Rica’s Balancing Act: Social Welfare Programs and Neoliberal Policies

By Zavi Engles In 1948, Costa Rica abolished its standing military in favor of diverting funds to create and sustain a universal health care system for all of its citizens. Throughout its history, the country has managed to cultivate a … Continue reading

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