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The Differences between Democrats and Republicans

May 21, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The world is waiting for the next United States elections when the Republican Party, conservative (right), and the Democratic Party, liberal (center-left) will face each other. Both profess a representative democracy, the division of powers, and the free market of the capitalist system. The liberalism of the Democrats [Read more]

White Police Officers Continue To Kill Black People

May 14, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

In less than a year, nine black people have been unjustifiably killed by white police officers in the United States. A situation exhibiting racism is still strong in this nation, which is beautiful and admirable in many ways, but where a right-wing minority among some whites consider themselves the masters of the [Read more]

Influential People

May 11, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Gone are the years when everyone marched to the beat of America's drum. However, our neighbor to the north hasn't gotten the memo.

The US and Cuba: Looking to the Future

April 27, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The Cuban government arrived at the summit in Panama with a clear purpose: to seek investment originating from the North and to get closer to the United States to pave a path toward full diplomatic and, above all, economic relations. That the summit closed without a final declaration remains a detail of little [Read more]

The Seventh Summit of the Americas

April 27, 2015 // El Periódico - Guatemala - Spanish

<i>The reconciliation between the U.S. and Cuba dominated the stage.</i> The 7th Summit of the Americas gave me a strange sensation. On one hand, corruption, the topic that threatens and weighs down the most important governments in the region – Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Argentina – didn’t appear on the agenda [Read more]

Do We Matter to Washington?

April 23, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Quite often, Latin American international relations officers wonder if we have validity on Washington’s foreign policy agenda. Except for a few crises, like the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 or the one with Mexico in recent years, we are not at the center of U.S. interests. Sometimes, certain situations [Read more]

The Messianic Role of the United States Post-Cold War

April 15, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Given the great variety of interconnected power networks, it becomes difficult to understand the “post-Cold War” foreign policy of the United States. The interdependence produced by the centers of capitalism, especially the United States, has opened national borders. International limits become vague and porous [Read more]
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