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The Naïve Policies of the United States

April 3, 2015 // Diario de Cuyo - Argentina - Spanish

It’s hard not to get angry with U.S. policies, which have often been sinful due to their abruptness and, at other times, naivete, or at the least, to put it simply, because they are badly timed and becoming misguided. Without a doubt, a new case of this is Venezuela being declared a threat to U.S. security. Even [Read more]

Changing the Course of Trade

February 22, 2015 // Estadao - Brazil - Portuguese

Fixing Petista's (the Workers’ Party) mistakes and foolishness regarding trade diplomacy is one of the most important topics on the agenda of the new minister of development, industry and foreign trade, Armando Monteiro. He does not use that language, but his visit to the United States to discuss trade issues — [Read more]

The Key to Freedom in Cuba Is Internet Access

January 28, 2015 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

Contrary to what headlines suggest, the most important aspect of Barack Obama’s initiative to normalize relations with Cuba won’t be opening embassies or a possible flood of U.S. tourists to the island; rather, it is whether the Cuban regime will accept U.S. help in increasing its Internet access.

The Cowboy’s Last Cigarette

January 22, 2015 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

Both the Western and the gauchesco are crepuscular genres: civilization is coming and the free country man says goodbye. Darren Winfield, the Marlboro Man between 1968 and 1989, has passed away recently. His death represents the end of a symbol, that is, a double farewell. For Americans, the Marlboro Man stands for [Read more]


January 10, 2015 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

Ending this embargo would not put the ball in America's court. However, for the Cuban people, it is crucial. Everyone always remembers the exact place where they received hair-raising news, such as an attack on their nation, triumph or defeat in a war or revolution, a terrorist act or the naming of a new pope. [Read more]
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