Many a naive, lovesick woman has asked her suitor to protect his masculine health in order to avoid undesired pregnancy. However, the young man has usually left that protective accessory in his house, and his inclination, if consumed by the fires of passion, is not necessarily to get dressed again and run out to get [Read more]
In the 2.0 world, the protection of personal data appears to have become today's hot topic. Very recently, Navi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights, maintained that digital surveillance has become a dangerous habit rather than an extraordinary measure, maintaining that those rights guarded offline should be [Read more]
He now appears in pictures as an old man, grown gray under the burden of frustrations, now so far away from the celebratory music that accompanied his entry into the glory of that distant kingdom, while the music and the kingdom fade away into the misfortune-laden air.
International oil prices have experienced a steady downward trend since June. Two indicators are causing concern for Ecuador and could impact the National Treasury. The West Texas Intermediate, which is the crude marker for our country, has fallen at the start of September to $93 after having been more than $102 per [Read more]
If Obama’s direction of American policy has seemed both erratic and reluctant to his dissatisfied fellow Americans, it looks even worse to the governments who might be America’s allies.
Under Mr. Obama, everyone has loved to complain about Washington, but few have been willing to shoulder their share of the costs.
Yesterday and for the second day in a row, thousands of demonstrators protested on Wall Street, the financial district of New York and the center of the world's finances, to denounce the connection between capital speculation and global climate change, as well as to request that world leaders take decisive and urgent [Read more]
Today in New York, 120 heads of state and government met for the Climate Summit. The goal of this meeting, whose observance is part of the 69th United Nations General Assembly, is to define the bases of the new treaty against climate change, which should begin to develop at the end of this year in Lima and be finalized [Read more]
President Obama announced that he will send 3,000 American soldiers to Africa in order to assist in the fight against Ebola. The virus has caused more than 2,400 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Senegal and Nigeria. He also announced the formation of a military coalition composed of 40 countries in order to [Read more]
I sympathized with Barack Obama not because I campaigned in the Democratic Party (nor in the Republican Party; as a journalist, I try to remain impartial), nor did I sympathize because the shameful past of the United States hurts me with regard to racial discrimination. No. He seemed to be an honest leader who would [Read more]