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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]

Hope

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]

Torture by the CIA

December 23, 2014 // Diario de Cuyo - Argentina - Spanish

The now disclosed torture practiced by the CIA after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 brings to light human rights violations in the name of "national security," such as mass espionage by violating private communications. 
 As a matter of fact, that suspected terrorists have been tortured in the U.S., not [Read more]

The US Torture Report

December 21, 2014 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

<i>The report about unlawful interrogation conducted by the CIA is generating criticism, but at the same time it is commendable that this has been made public.</i> The publication of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report about the conduct of its country's Central Intelligence Agency after the bloody [Read more]
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