Category Archives: Student Blog

The Rise of FinTech in Latin America

By: Patrick Phelan Financial technology, otherwise known as FinTech, is revolutionizing the way through which individuals partake in financial engagements—without dealing with a traditional bank. “FinTech companies are businesses that leverage new technology to create new and better financial services for both consumers and businesses. It includes companies of all kinds that may operate in […]

The Opposition’s Opposition: Venezuela’s Anti-Social Media Law

By: Katrina Flores Hyperinflation, malnutrition, unprecedented corruption, hunger, and poverty comprise the grocery store list of cracks in the devastated foundation that has inevitably become Venezuela’s economic and humanitarian crisis.  Amidst the turmoil, January 23, 2019 marked yet another crisis as Juan Guaidó, head of the Venezuelan National Assembly, declared himself interim president of the country. […]

Gubernatorial Election: What’s at Stake for the Civil Justice System

By: Oliver Silva On January 7, 2019, three longtime justices of the Florida Supreme Court will be required to leave the court due to reaching a mandatory retirement age. On that same day, Governor Rick Scott will also leave office leaving his replacement with the duty to appoint three new justices. Appointments of Supreme Court […]