Latin American Integration – just a long-lost dream?

Emilio Faulkner is a third year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading Latin American Integration – just a long-lost dream?

Gold Mining in Latin America – a sign of what is to come

Emilio Faulkner is a second year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading Gold Mining in Latin America – a sign of what is to come

Book Review: ‘Populista’ by Will Grant

Emilio Faulkner is a second year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Populista’ by Will Grant

Xiomara Castro – Finally a ray of light for Honduras

Emilio Faulkner is a second year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading Xiomara Castro – Finally a ray of light for Honduras

Colombia, abortion and the Green Wave taking hold of Latin America

Emilio Faulkner is a second year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading Colombia, abortion and the Green Wave taking hold of Latin America

Costa Rica’s lesson to the rest of Latin America

Emilio Faulkner is a second year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading Costa Rica’s lesson to the rest of Latin America

COVID-19 in Latin America – a long-term blessing in a very convincing disguise?

Emilio Faulkner is a second year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading COVID-19 in Latin America – a long-term blessing in a very convincing disguise?

Latin America is Back

Emilio Faulkner is a second year IR student in the Department of War Studies. Due to his Honduran heritage he is motivated to take on the position of Latin America Editor for IR Today. He believes Latin America is often understudied and disregarded in the study of IR. Emilio is therefore excited to have the opportunity to fill this void and explore the region’s role … Continue reading Latin America is Back

Choosing the lesser of evils – Latin American elections

Paula is a third year IR student from Peru with a strong interest in Latin American politics and economics. She really enjoys writing thought-provoking pieces about current affairs and the future of our world.  Latin America has been the hardest hit continent by the Covid-19 pandemic. The spread of the coronavirus was not contained despite extensive and strict lockdowns in many countries, particularly in Peru … Continue reading Choosing the lesser of evils – Latin American elections

There is light at the end of the tunnel… but Peru must change the tunnel it is currently on

Paula Arrus is a second year IR student from Peru with a strong interest in Latin American politics and economics. She enjoys writing thought-provoking pieces about current affairs and the future of our world. She is extremely passionate about football too and supports ‘the greatest club in England: Manchester City’. Mandatory national quarantine in Peru began in mid-March, and with it came incredibly positive press … Continue reading There is light at the end of the tunnel… but Peru must change the tunnel it is currently on