Skimm for L.A. Politics, Week of 10/31/2016

Skimm for L.A. Politics, Week of 10/31/2016

Skimmed while recovering from a tonsillectomy! Quote of the Day:   “This government is going to fall!”   -Shouted by protestors who filled Caracas’ highways this week in protest of the Maduro government   Determined to end 17 years of…

Skimm for Dec. 4th

Skimm Extra Credit The Story: Fidel Castro burial ends 9 days of mourning in Cuba   Why was he significant: Castro was celebrated by figures such as Nelson Mandela because he was seen as putting an end to an apartheid…

Skimm Extra Credit 11/30/16

Quote of the Day “I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy” – John Adams   “A revolution is coming – a revolution which will be peaceful if we are wise…

Skimm for week of Nov 21

Quote of the Day: “The friendships we’ve established with countries like Peru, the reopening of diplomatic relations with Cuba, investments we’re making in trade, environmental policies and so forth — all those things I expect to continue,” says a very…

Venezuela’s crisis is effecting surrounding states Skim

Dominic Ciano Ms. Castillo Latin American Politics November 23 2016 The Venezuelan crisis effects other Latin American States Who: Venezuelan citizens going across the boarder into Colombia to get food, toiletries, and other basic necessities. Many Venezuelans are going to…

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Skimmed while cuddling with my puppies and watching Elf. He Has Been Captured The Story The police in Spain have just arrested the suspect that is believed to be the mastermind behind the corruption scandal that has shaken up the…

Women Leading Latin America * 2nd Skimm* Skylar Alexander

http://www.humanosphere.org/world-politics/2016/11/why-does-latin-america-have-so-many-women-leaders/ For my SECOND skimm exercise, I came across an article that discusses women’s recent significant role in their national government.  The question it posses is “Why does Latin America have so many women leaders?”  We must first know that…

Skim for November 18, 2016

For this assignment, I had the privilege of “skimming” an article by The Wall Street Journal.  The article is cleverly titled (1) “Politics Is Looking More ‘Latin American’ These Days.”   As indicated within its title, this article works to…

Skim Extra Credit: El Salvador

Dominic Ciano Ms. Castillo Latin American Politics November 10 2016 Tony Saca Arrested on Fraud Charges What: El Salvador’s former president Tony Saca, who held office from 2004 to 2009. Was arrested for alleged money laundering in October 2016. Prosecutors…

theSkimm article for 11/12/2016

theSkimm November 12th, 2016 Quote of The Day: “We’re ready to talk so we can explain the strategic importance of NAFTA for the region,” Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Thursday 11/10/2016.   THE STORY: Mexico says that they…