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Laura Weffer le hace swing a una recta por el medio del plate

Following on from our GoogleHangout last night, we have a guest post by Efecto Cocuyo’s CEO Editorial, Laura Weffer. Incidentally, if you haven’t already (tsk-tsk!) you can donate to Laura and LuzMely’s amazing initiative here. Then (but only after you’ve done that!) go ahead and follow Efecto Cocuyo on Facebook here.  Gracias a todos por acompañarnos en nuestro primer…

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Amnesty International details a Year of Impunity

Below, the Executive Summary to the New Amnesty International report on Venezuela: The Faces of Impunity: A Year After The Protests, Victims Still Await Justice. A year after the pro and anti-government protests that shook Venezuela between February and July 2014, hundreds of victims of human rights abuses are still awaiting justice. More than 43…

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Lee and the BIV: Two deaths

The world is mourning the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the visionary yet controversial father of modern Singapore. We at home should also get ready to mourn the imminent passing of the Industrial Bank of Venezuela. Those two deaths have more in common than you think. The term “padre de la patria” is thrown around a lot,…