Fausta Wertz was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She’s a graduate of the University of Georgia and has an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She blogs at Fausta’s blog on American and Latin American politics, news, current events and culture.
Agnia Grigas of the Atlantic Council celebrated a shipment from the United States of liquefied natural gas to Ukraine. This was the first of many shipments as the United States opens another foreign market. Consider the deal another of the economic sanctions on Russia. The Trump administration is challenging Russia’s [Read More]
Seriously bad news for the entire hemisphere: Brazil’s largest criminal organization, the PCC (Primeiro Comando da Capital – First Capital Command) is recruiting Colombian FARC members (emphasis added), as it seeks heavy-weapons and other expertise to help expand its hold over Latin America’s drug trade, investigators and officials in both [Read More]
The declared inventory included broomsticks, orange squeezers, mugs, talcum powder, dentistry equipment and industrial tools, but The FARC’s Riches: List of Assets Fails to Reveal Guerrillas’ Total Wealth. InSight Crime reports, that, for instance, Much of the real estate listed by the FARC, which amounts to around half of all its [Read More]