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Alex Higson

Modern languages graduate living in London, working in book publishing. Lover of animals, the environment and all things involving chocolate.

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Latest posts by Alex Higson

12 March 2012

Brazil: What Happens If There's Another Oil Crisis?

The rise in the price of oil caused by the impasse between the Western powers and Iran has been a cause for concern not just for the European and North...

29 February 2012

Brazil: Dispute Over the Falklands Opens Debate on Economic Perspectives

The 30th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War and the recent public statements by Argentine President Cristina Kirchner cause us to evaluate those events from new perspectives, including...

17 February 2012

Argentina: Government Accepts UN Mediation in Falklands Conflict

Amidst a climate of rising tensions with the United Kingdom, the Argentinian government decided to take the conflict over the sovereignty of the Falklands to the UN. Secretary General Ban...

30 January 2012

Brazil: Sex Scandal on Big Brother Provokes Debate on Machismo

The live broadcast of an alleged rape on the TV show with the highest ratings in Brazil on 14th January, with no immediate intervention by TV Globo, led thousands of...

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