Carlos Ball: December 2004 Archives

Why Doesn't Latin America Takeoff?

Latin American has never experienced individual freedom. Alvaro Vargas Llosa, in his new book "Liberty for Latin America: How to Undo 500 Years of State Oppression" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), blames the Latin tragedy on government coercion, mercantilism, speci Read More

Judicial Terrorism

Judicial terrorism is nothing new in Venezuela. Together with an urge to control the economy, Venezuelan political leaders of the last 30 years tried to establish tight political control of the judiciary. That politicization of justice gave birth to... Read More

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