Author: Mauricio Garcia

About Mauricio Garcia

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Mauricio Garcia is a high school student from Monterrey, Mexico. He is interested in global politics and model united nations. He speaks Spanish, English, French and is planning on learning Arabic. He joined The ModCon in February 2016.

Who is The New UN Secretary General?

António Guterres just became the United Nations Secretary General. The Secretary General is the most important global citizen. Officially, the job of the  Secretary General is to be concerned (of what is going on in the world.) But he is also in charge of establishing the agenda for the General Assembly and...

NYC Bombings: Why Not Declared as “Terrorism”?

On September 18, the Chelsea Neighborhood in New York City suffered a catastrophic attack. Mayor Bill De Blasio immediately characterized the attack as ‘intentional’ but not as global terrorism. This statement was heavily criticized by people at all levels, from everyday New Yorkers to reporters world-wide. “There is...

El Chapo is down, what does that change?

Joaquin Guzman Loera was arrested and put on a legal process months ago. This didn’t stop the Sinaloa Cartel though. Cartels have complex power structures, there are different levels of leadership. During the 2008-2012 administration, there was ruthless war against the Cartels. At that time, Cartels were not...

The Horse Rider of Transparency

It was highly unlikely at the beginning of the electoral campaign in the state of Nuevo León that Jaime Rodriguez Calderón “El Bronco” (The Mustang) would win. But why is this important? He was fighting against the current establishment in Mexico as the first independent candidate since it was legalized recently. He...

Turkey’s Military Coup

Update: There have been over 2,839 detained members of the military. Members of the police have stormed thousands of homes performing these arrests. 161 deaths have been confirmed. The authorities have stopped the use of several airbases and shut down their airspace. These bases are used by the United States...

Guess What’s Putin’s New Headache

This article was co-written by Manuel Garcia Gojon and Mauricio Garcia Gojon. NATO members met the 8th and the 9th of July at the 2016 Warsaw Summit, which took place in Poland, near Russia. Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, explicitly placed military bases in central Europe as a priority for...