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Agustin Rodriguez Lopez

Agustin Rodriguez is a staff writer at the Harvard International Review and sophomore at Harvard College studying Molecular and Cellular Biology

Islam Karimov. Photo courtesy of Helene C. Stikkel, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(4) Fall 2016, Central Asia, Politics

The Road Ahead: What the Death of Islam Karimov Means for Uzbekistan and Central Asia

On August 29, 2016, the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage. Four days later, the country lost its...
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Caribbean, Economics, Human Rights, Politics

The Promise of Colonialism for Puerto Rico

Islanders used to call it “La isla del encanto” – the isle of enchantment – a reminder of the Caribbean paradise the US territory tax...