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January 2016

Texas: The Law of the Jungle

January 3, 2016 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

The new law forces one to assume that the public display of firearms in Texas will only encourage more shooting incidents and jeopardize citizens' security.

Trump and the Clintons, Time for Low Blows

January 3, 2016 // Le Monde - France - French

They seem at their best in the photo. Donald Trump, the great lord in his tuxedo and white bow tie, “young” and married at 59 years old. Melania, his third wife, in a strapless cream gown. In the middle, beaming as anyone would at a friend’s wedding: Bill and Hillary Clinton. The former first lady, wearing a [Read more]

Kerry’s Hazy Syrian Diplomacy

January 2, 2016 // Al-Hayat - Pan Arab - Arabic

The press around the world has exaggerated its welcome of the U.N. Security Council's resolution for a settlement in Syria. The text from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry supporting the resolution does not adopt any real solution for the situation in Syria. Despite U.S. President Barack Obama's speech on Bashar Assad [Read more]

The ‘Right’ Man

January 2, 2016 // Der Tagesspiegel - Germany - German

Republicans who can neither imagine Donald Trump as their party's presidential candidate nor want him as such currently tend toward two of his rivals, the moderate Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz on the ideological far right. Both are of Cuban descent, in their mid-40s, and both embody in some way a conservative answer to [Read more]

The Similarity

January 1, 2016 // El Nacional - Dominican Republic - Spanish

Perhaps because it represents the main destination of Dominican emigration, the United States has become the main reference for the public agenda plan and for developing political or corporate speeches about the economy and society. That model has been so influential that the previous president, Dr. Leonel [Read more]
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