Can Brazil’s Bolsonaro Deliver on Crime, Corruption Promises? Brazil’s presidential election resulted in the victory of far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro, who has promised to crush rampant crime and corruption with an iron fist. But the president-elect may find his lofty campaign pledges difficult to fulfill.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas fancies himself a political centrist but his history tells a different story. Last night's senate debate between Republican Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke focused on transparency and honesty. A heated exchange between the two almost revived the famous “Lying” Ted Cruz descriptor that Presidential nominee Donald Trump used freely against his then political opponent as Beto challenged Cruz's credibility.
Hurricane Maria heavily damaged the island state of Puerto Rico, forcing many residents to find safety elsewhere. Unsurprisingly, many of those seeking a new home sought refuge in the nearest U.S. state: Florida.
It’s been several months since Hurricane Maria had devastated the island of Puerto Rico. While some parts of La Isla have recovered, the real crisis in Puerto Rico has only just begun. INTELIGENCIA has examined the facts, figures, and history of how the United States initiated exploitative and heartless fiscal strategies that sucked its only colony bone dry of necessary resources to be a functioning governmental entity.