...Barack Obama’s decision to close the detention center was very well received by this Chinese Muslim of Uyghur ethnicity, sheltered now in Albania, who assured that “the sooner they close Guantanamo, the better."
It is not easy to have such a popular guy in the White House. It is very problematic that the chief of the American Empire might be seen internationally with so much sympathy and admiration. There are governments for which it is indispensable to have the United States as an enemy. And we all know people for whom [Read more]
Why would Bush and the ghostlike people in his government construct such a complex if they actually intend to remove their aggressive troops within two years.
The Cold War is over in a large part of the world and would be difficult to resume: Russia is a dissatisfied, but not a revisionist power, while China continues its global ascent as a moderate and pragmatic power. The only place where the Cold War persists is Latin America. The main challenge Barack Obama faces with [Read more]
It will be difficult for those who believe in an American paradise to
accept that the United States has a steadily increasing percentage of
citizens without access to sufficient food.
The Hunger Index shows that consumption dropped one percent last
October in what was the largest fall since the recession in 2001. At [Read more]
The meting of the President-Elect of the United States with McCain reflects a new form of politics that should be embraced
As if there had been no winners or losers in the elections, the President-elect of the United States, Barack Obama, met with his adversary, John McCain, and showed himself willing to receive his [Read more]
In every financial crisis, peoples expectations play a fundamental role in its intensity and, from my point of view, President Bush made sure to emphasize a sense of panic by presenting the financial rescue package as a question of life or death for the American economy. Taking also into consideration Bushs urgent [Read more]
There are no lines. There are no large demonstrations or picket signs. There are no protests at the offices of Wachovia, the bank that had to be sold quickly to Citigroup on Monday. Nor are there a lot of people in front of Sovereign Bank, one of the banks whose shares are being punished these days because it is [Read more]
Tension at Ingenio Tabacal - the American Company Would Clear Out Workers Using Violence
Workers reported that Ingenio San Martin del Tabacal was found taking violent measures under the administration of the American Seaboard Corporation.
They are asking for better salaries and recognition by the Ingenio [Read more]
The Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Tom Shannon, said today that Latin America is a region of opportunities for the United States, a zone where his country should be present.
The official from the administration of George W. Bush tried again to improve relations between the two [Read more]