Peru’s Presidential Election in Historical Context: “Markets Versus Marxism”

Peru’s Presidential Election in Historical Context: “Markets Versus Marxism”

The U.S. has a long history of interfering in Latin America when their leaders view from U.S. interests. Will Peru’s new president be deemed ‘acceptable?’

How Should Indigenous People Be Incorporated Into Western Society?

How Should Indigenous People Be Incorporated Into Western Society?

Following the discovery of mass graves at Canada’s residential schools, how should Canada approach the indigenous issue? Six countries may hold the answer.

VP Harris Misses the Point on Guatemala and Immigration

VP Harris Misses the Point on Guatemala and Immigration

By Quentin Choy June 9, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris recently went on her first foreign trip as vice president to Mexico and Guatemala to deal with the issue of migration and asylum seekers from the region. Harris echoed already existing migration policy saying that those who tried to cross the U.S. border would be…

U.S. Commits to Share 80 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Globally

U.S. Commits to Share 80 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Globally

By Quentin Choy June 3, 2021 The Biden administration announced its plans by the end of June to distribute 80 million COVID-19 vaccines to countries around the world, especially to those who are suffering from variants and increased cases such as India and Brazil. Regions such as Latin America and Southeast Asia are also emphasized.…

Memorial Day History: The Role of African-American Soldiers During the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars

Memorial Day History: The Role of African-American Soldiers During the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars

By Quentin Choy May 31, 2021 In honor of Memorial Day, I’ll look at the lives of African-Americans who served in the Spanish-American War of 1898 and the Philippine-American War in 1899, both of which are often forgotten in the American memory but were pivotal in the U.S. emergence as a global superpower. The U.S.…

Record Number of Migrant Children in Cages Under Biden

Record Number of Migrant Children in Cages Under Biden

By Quentin Choy March 13, 2021 A record 3,200 migrant children are being detained at the Southern Border under the Biden Administration. 21st Century American presidents have all had bad records when it comes to the issue of immigration. Bush’s creation of ICE and deportations. High levels of deportation under Obama and Trump. Trump’s ICE raids…

A Brief History of U.S. Intervention in Latin America During the 20th Century

A Brief History of U.S. Intervention in Latin America During the 20th Century

By Quentin Choy March 9, 2021 While the United States was heavily involved in the domestic affairs of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, the 20th Century saw a changing dynamic in American interests and justification for U.S. interventionism in the region. Various patterns for intervention throughout the 1935 to 1990 period included protection…

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