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Luis Gómez Romero

Luis Gómez Romero

Lecturer in Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory, University of Wollongong

Luis practiced law in Mexico, where he achieved several years of experience in litigation, consultancy and legal and policy research. He was a high level policy advisor to Mexican President Vicente Fox’s transitional government.

Luis pursued his Ph. D. in Human Rights in Spain, at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He has taught in the areas of jurisprudence, constitutional law, international law, legal research and human rights in several universities in Mexico, Spain, Colombia, Canada and Australia. His main research interests are Human Rights; Political Theory; Cultural Legal Studies; Third World Approaches to International Law; Utopianism; Law and Literature; Law and Popular Culture; Critical Legal Theory; Feminist Jurisprudence; Latin American History and Politics and European History and Politics.

El Chapo trial shows why a wall won't stop drugs from crossing the US-Mexico border

Jan 20, 2019 09:29 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

The trial of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán Loera has exposed just how powerful Mexicos cartels really are. The trial has now run for two months. On Jan. 15, a Colombian drug trafficker who...

Massacres, disappearances and 1968: Mexicans remember the victims of a 'perfect dictatorship'

Oct 09, 2018 13:36 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

Ten days before the opening ceremony of the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, uniformed soldiers and rooftop snipers opened fire on student protesters in a plaza in the capital citys Tlatelolco neighborhood. Hundreds...

Twin earthquakes expose Mexico's deep inequality

Sep 21, 2017 14:54 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Early in the morning on Sept. 16, 1810, priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang the bell of his church in the small town of Dolores, near Guanajuato, Mexico. His parishioners gathered round, and he urged them to revolt...

NAFTA's biggest loser: the US, after Canada and Mexico get rich trading marijuana

May 16, 2017 15:49 pm UTC| Insights & Views Economy

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, prides himself on his business acumen. But his protectionism may get America a truly bad deal when it comes to North Americas next big market: marijuana. Fulfilling a...

Mexico's military is a lethal killing force – should it really be deployed as police?

Apr 24, 2017 13:17 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

There is nothing noble about war. In the words of the Spanish-American philosopher and poet George Santayana, it wastes a nations wealth, chokes its industries, kills its flower, and condemns it to be governed by...

Global Geopolitics Series

Twitter diplomacy: how Trump is using social media to spur a crisis with Mexico

Jan 28, 2017 03:56 am UTC| Technology

Six days after taking office, President Donald Trump is facing the first international crisis of his administration. And its unfolding on Twitter. Following through on campaign promises to crack down on immigration,...

What does Donald Trump think about drugs?

Jan 18, 2017 09:34 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

In recent years, many countries with the conspicuous exception of Indonesia and the Philippines have been rethinking the international war on drugs. The world, it seems, has grown tired of mass incarceration, militarised...

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Economy

Polish economy begins 2019 on strong footing, retail sales likely to have accelerated in January

Polands initial hard data for 2019 show that the biggest economy in Central Europe is still doing quite well in spite of a visible deceleration in the German manufacturing. The data published yesterday and today by the...

UK gilts gain after January consumer inflation disappoints investors; 10-year auction in focus

The United Kingdoms gilts gained during Wednesdays afternoon session, after the countrys consumer price inflation (CPI) data for the month of January, disappointed market participants, also down from the previous reading...

German bunds remain narrowly ahead of Q4 2018 GDP, Eurozone December trade balance

The German bunds remained narrowly mixed during European session Wednesday ahead of the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2018, scheduled to be released on February 14 by 07:00GMT and the...

USD/SGD likely to trade lower in line with rebound in EUR and CNH, says Scotiabank

The USD/SGD currency pair is expected to trade lower in line with a rebound in the EUR and the CNH, according to the latest research report from Scotiabank. The SGD has been running a close correlation with the EUR and the...

JGBs continue mixed trading ahead of Q4’18 GDP data amid lingering hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

The Japanese government bonds continued to trade mixed towards the end of Asian session Wednesday, as investors await the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of this year, scheduled to be released...

Politics

Melania Trump Reveals Romantic Relationship With Donald Trump; They Are Actually Closer Than What People See or Think

People always think that Melania Trump and Donald Trump do not have a good relationship as husband and wife. In fact, many see them as a mismatched couple who is only sticking together because they are currently the FLOTUS...

Vladimir Putin Set to Deliver State of the Nation Address Amid Significant Popularity Decline

Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia will deliver his state of the nation address on Feb. 20. It was reported that this would be his first address to the houses of parliament since being re-elected to the presidency for...

Donald Trump Wants to Cancel $929 Bullet Rail Funding; California Gov. Gavin Newsom Called the Move ‘Political Retribution’

Donald Trump is threatening to cancel the $929 high-speed rail grant to California. The White House stated on Tuesday, Feb. 19, that the administration is looking into every legal option to recover $2.5 billion funds that...

Donald Trump to Sign Smaller Border Wall Funding to Avoid Another Government Shutdown

After a 35-day shutdown, the government has temporarily reopened but what happens after the Feb. 15 deadline is still quite uncertain. However, there are reports that United States President Donald Trump will most likely...

Vladimir Putin’s Aide Tackles Alleged Russian Interference in 2016 U.S. Presidential Election; Writes Choice Is an ‘Illusion’

The relationship of Russian President Vladimir Putin and United States President Donald Trump has been a highly debated topic. Many critics believe the Russian government interfered with the election that Trump won in...

Science

Cancer Cure 2019: Experts Doubt Israeli Company’s Promise of Delivering ‘Complete Cure’ in 1 Year

Scientists from Israel recently announced they are one year away from delivering a complete cure to cancer. But some experts are explaining why the promised time frame is questionable. In late January, scientists and...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Study of HIV ‘Accessory Protein’ Can Lead to Improved Treatment Plans for Patients

Aside from continuously researching for the absolute cure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), scientists are also working on improving the treatment plans for infected...

Cancer Cure Found in One of World’s Most Rare Elements That Caused Dinosaur’s Extinction?

Iridium is one of the elements believed to have contributed to the extinction of dinosaurs. And, recently, scientists announced it is possible that it could also help them develop a cure for cancer. Scientists from...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address Includes 10-Year Program to Weaken Epidemic

U.S. President Donald Trump will reportedly pledge on immensely diminishing the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic while scientists are still looking for the ultimate...

HIV/AIDS Cure 2019: New Research Grants Focus on Body's Natural Control of the Virus Post-Treatment

Scientists around the world are exploring various angles to further understand HIV/AIDS and find a cure. Several research grants were previously awarded to groups who are aiming to focus on post-treatment control. The...

Technology

NBA 2K20 Release Date, Gameplay, Features: WNBA Star Confirms She's Part of Upcoming Video Game

The annual update of the National Basketball Associations video game simulation could arrive later this year and will be most likely called NBA 2K20. A major clue was recently dropped that the title will feature a star...

Apple Watch Series 5 Release Date, Specs: Glucose Sensor Is One of the New Health Features?

Apple has become more aggressive in improving the health-related features of its wearable device. For Apple Watch Series 5, one of the speculated additions is a new sensor that tracks the users glucose level. The iPhone...

OnePlus 7 Release Date, Specs, Features: 'Leaked Photo' Hints at All-Screen Design, Pop-Up Camera

A photo claiming to show the leaked design of OnePlus 7 is making rounds online. If it represents a real prototype, an upcoming smartphone with an all-screen design and a pop-up camera might be in the pipeline. The...

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Update: Third Entry Deemed Highest Selling Game in January

Kingdom Hearts 3 has snatched the title of the best-selling game in the month of January. And while its predecessor achieved the same accolade when it was released in 2005, the latest entry got it beat in terms of sales...

GTA 6’ Release Date And Update: Massive Hiring Hints at Development of Sixth Entry for the Franchise

Although GTA 5 is one of the most successful and memorable game titles in history, its now over five years old. As such, fans of the franchise have been incessantly asking when Rockstar is going to create GTA 6. Right...
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