Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Falklands/Malvinas Question

On January 3rd, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner addressed a letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron calling on the United Kingdom to return the Falkland Islands (in Spanish, Islas Malvinas) to Argentina. According to Ms. Fernandez, the letter was … Continue reading

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Science without borders – Brazilian investment in higher education

Brazilian government is currently investing a significant amount in scholarships for Brazilian students interested in studying in foreign countries, through the program “Ciência sem fronteiras” (Science without borders). Brazilian Government created the program in  December 2011 aiming at (1) an … Continue reading

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The Dream Act: An Opportunity for Young Latinos in the U.S. to Pursue Legal Status and Further Education

One of the hottest topics in U.S. politics today is immigration. The question of whether illegal immigrants should be offered legal status has been one of controversy since its inception. This has caused many challenges for undocumented young people that … Continue reading

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