Latin America

After the Detention of Otoniel: the End of the Gulf Clan?

by Paul FloresImage: Daniel Stuben. / Unsplash On October 24th, 2021, the Gulf Clan’s leader, Dairo Antonio Úsuga David— also known as “Otoniel”—was detained by the police and the Colombian army. Frequently compared to Pablo Escobar, Otoniel is the most-searched drug dealer in the country and the leader of the Gulf Clan, a criminal group … Continue reading After the Detention of Otoniel: the End of the Gulf Clan?

Afro-Brazilian Women Run for Office: The Answer to Underrepresentation

by: AnonymousImage: PT na Câmara / Flickr Race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, and social standing are just some examples of  what makes people different from one another. These differences, along with many others, are what make diversity possible in our world. Unfortunately, for all of those who believe that diversity is a source of beauty, … Continue reading Afro-Brazilian Women Run for Office: The Answer to Underrepresentation