From one day to the next, the approximately 10,500,000 students in Venezuela, according to data from the Ministry of Education, stayed at home.
History can be a hobby for many. For others it's a profession. But for countries and their societies it must be an obligation. Studying it, understanding it and keeping it in mind will prevent us from making old mistakes again.
You have stolen people's lives, their jobs and their sense of security. You've stolen graduate student trips, incomplete semesters at foreign universities, the Olympics, proms, paychecks, and groceries everywhere.
Central banks around the world have two options: ban all cash transactions or allow the general population to open accounts directly at the central bank.
And panic was unleashed after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19 a pandemic, adding to the disappointment generated by the few details of Donald Trump's plan to deal with the economic impact of the disease.
Often we are reminded of the "luck" factor, but the truth is that, apart from its influence – minimal, if any – there are a number of factors that line up in the people to whom this usually happens. It is called attitude.