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Obama in Battle with a Hostile Congress

January 15, 2015 // Les Échos - France - French

If Congress is now entirely in the hands of Republicans, the American president still has up his sleeve all the assets that the Constitution guarantees him to keep taking action until the end of his term. Before leaving for Hawaii to celebrate the holidays with his family, Barack Obama sent a message to the [Read more]

One More Break for the Undocumented

January 15, 2015 // Diario Co Latino - El Salvador - Spanish

President Salvador Sanchez Ceren’s government expressed its “congratulations” through its Ministry of Foreign Relations, after an announcement made January 6 by President Barack Obama’s administration about a new extension of Temporary Protection Status, known as TPS. The TPS extension, the 10th one since [Read more]

Is Obama Reinventing Himself?

January 15, 2015 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

In 2009, President Barack Obama began his first term in an atmosphere of great optimism. The public had hope that the country would improve, despite the economic crisis that had arisen the previous fall. Changes were on the way, and Obama´s election became the symbol of those changes. Moreover, the Democratic Party [Read more]

Binational Crime

January 11, 2015 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

The U.S. provides firearms and Mexico runs organized crime. Two sides of the same coin and both must be addressed.

A Masterful Play of International Policy

January 8, 2015 // El Mundo - El Salvador - Spanish

There's been a recent international event which, owing to its far-reaching effects and direct importance to us, deserves special coverage and analysis: The declaration on the part of the U.S. and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations (which have been broken since the ‘60s), and to agree to initiate talks of the [Read more]

Americans in Secret Locations in Iraq

January 7, 2015 // Al-Watan - Oman - Arabic

There are three things observers stop at when looking at the U.S. intervention in Iraq, after the infamous events that took place in Mosul on June 10, 2014 when, in only few hours, the militants were able to defeat the Iraqi army and the police, estimated at about 200,000 members. Feelings of shock and awe emerged [Read more]
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