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The "Perfect Storm" That Could Wreak Havoc On World Economy

Three key factors in the world's leading economies may slow growth again, and emerging economies could bear the brunt.

The "Perfect Storm" That Could Wreak Havoc On World Economy
Luis Carlos Vélez

BOGOTÁ — The world economy may soon face the realignment of three forces that would impact recovery and growth worldwide — oil prices, U.S. interest rates and China's economic activity.

This "perfect storm" for the economy must be viewed with care by authorities in the Latin American region, as well as worldwide, in order to minimize both the effects and duration. The reality is that another economic adjustment seems inevitable, and there are no magic pills to avoid it.

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Yes, Her Too: A Feminist Reading Of The Depp Vs. Heard Case

The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation suit has become a Hollywood media (sh*t) storm, but there are troubling real consequences in the way domestic violence is being portrayed, when the victim is less-than-perfect.

Fans welcome Johnny Depp with "Justice For Johnny" signs at the defamation trial against Amber Heard.

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First the background: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard met in 2012. They started a relationship when Depp was still with Vanessa Paradis, and eventually married in 2015. Fifteen months later, Heard filed for divorce, accusing Depp of domestic violence and asking for a restraining order.

In the lawsuit, Heard said, ”I endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse from Johnny, which has included angry, hostile, humiliating and threatening assaults to me whenever I questioned his authority or disagreed with him.” They then made a million-dollar settlement, and soon after, Heard asked for the restraining order to be dropped.

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