Latin American Elections or South Eastern Conference Football?

The Dominican Republic just had the opportunity to show its citizens and its neighbors in the region the beauty of democracy during its 2012 presidential election. In an election-heavy year across the globe, I have been monitoring those occurring in the Americas. Many Latin American elections end in allegations of voter fraud, corruption or foreign … Continue reading

America / Politics

If you think our political campaigns and elections have become too negative…

I invite you to take a look at the (one-sided) mudslinging that has already begun in Venezuela, less than a week after the Venezuelan opposition held a primary to pick their candidate to compete against incumbent President Hugo Chavez. Henrique Capriles was the clear winner of the primary, capturing more than two-thirds of the more … Continue reading

America / Economy / Foreign Policy / Politics

Forgotten in the Coverage of the US Presidential Election: two other key elections in the Western Hemisphere

As per normal in a US presidential election year, there has been a plethora of political coverage broadcasted on most any news channel so far in 2012. While this does not mean the public is paying attention to the seemingly unending political coverage (some viewers have even expressed their dissatisfaction with it), there has been … Continue reading


American Exceptionalism

“The multiculturalism movement must be unmasked for the fraud that it is. There are superior cultures, and ours is one of them.”-Mitt Romney A quick look at the Republican presidential candidates for 2012 will reveal a very clear theme: American Exceptionalism. Romney, Gingrich, Bachman. You’d be hard pressed to find a candidate who does not … Continue reading