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Barack Obama

All Americans

December 30, 2014 // El País - Spain - Spanish

History does not stop making clever moves. We try to know the history we are making, but we are always creating another one. According to official calculations, the center of importance of Obama's international policy was heading toward Asia, where China was ever more explicitly challenging Obama and the United [Read more]

Cuba-US: The Rediscovery of the Americas

December 29, 2014 // L'Express - France - French

“Somos todos americanos!” That slogan will be remembered as a sort of salsa version of “Yes, we can!” This is what can fill the next two years and give a fresh boost to an Obama too often compared to Jimmy Carter.

US/Cuba: Finally!

December 28, 2014 // La Presse - Canada - French

Finally! It’s the first word that comes to my mind with the historical thaw started yesterday between the United States and Cuba.

Goodbye, Cold War

December 26, 2014 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Yesterday’s announcement by President Barack Obama and President Raul Castro to commence the process that will end the embargo and reestablish diplomatic relations between their two countries after more than 55 years of tension is excellent news that we greet with much enthusiasm. Due to its importance for the [Read more]

Condoned Torture

December 21, 2014 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Last Tuesday, on the eve of World Human Rights Day, a report was published in the United States concerning the interrogation methods employed by the CIA after the September 2001 attacks. The findings on how torture was systematically used on prisoners accused of belonging to al-Qaida are scandalous: they were [Read more]

Cuba: Historic Triumph

December 20, 2014 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

The beginning of the normalization of relations between Cuba and the U.S., announced yesterday in two separate speeches by leaders Raul Castro and Barack Obama, represents a historic triumph for the society and government of the island, and it is an event that will lend transcendence to the presidential career of the [Read more]
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