From a country dripping with corruption has come Mexicoleaks, a media platform that seeks to engage Mexicans in the safeguarding of their country’s democracy. Launched on March 10th, the website is based on the principles and format of Wikileaks. By allowing users across the country to openly share vast troves of information, Mexicoleaks creates an avenue […]

In July, after several months of discussion, the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) have finally established the New Development Bank. With an initial capital of $50 billion and a $100 billion reserve fund, the new institution will offer development finance on a global scale for the BRICS and other developing countries, […]

My last piece addressed the polemic surrounding the Taiwanese government’s intention to ratify the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) with China. The article commented on the Sunflower Movement’s actions to prevent the passing of the agreement, in the context of Taiwanese foreign relations with China. It presented the idea that economic ties between Taiwan and the […]

Five weeks ago, Francis Torres wrote an article for BPR explaining the dangers that journalists face internationally. Among many indicators regarding the protection that journalists receive in different countries, the World Press Freedom Index stood out.  In this Reporters Without Borders index, it was unsurprising to note that China occupied the 173rd place (out of […]

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