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The Slow Puerto Rican Demise

October 17, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

[N]ot all Americans are equal before the law and the unhealthy master-slave relationship still exists, which is evident from the oppression that the U.S. exercises over Puerto Rico.

The Dreamers’ Nightmare

September 14, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

It is worth reflecting on what is happening in a society that makes a priority of deporting some of the most brilliant minds and most qualified members of the workforce.

Afghanistan: a Dead End

September 4, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

<i>This forgotten war kills about 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters each year.</i> A black hole, a dead end, but, above all, a forgotten war — that is the conflict in Afghanistan today. A war that leaves an average of 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters dead each year. On the side of the U.S. led [Read more]

A Win-Win Relationship

August 29, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

Resorting to a term more appropriate in the field of business, it is very positive and desirable for a binational relationship to mature to the point where it can be classified as a win-win; a scenario where both states achieve harmonious work, obtaining mutual benefits that can be transferred to their respective [Read more]

Two Points of View

August 23, 2017 // El Pais - Colombia - Spanish

While the visit was a way of building on the continued friendship between our two nations, it's worth looking at the two issues of disagreement we need to resolve.

What Stifles Trump

July 25, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

<i>The New York Times has disclosed the first clear evidence that Russia infiltrated the Republican presidential campaign.</i> Although he makes continual claims to the contrary, the criticism fired at Donald Trump is a constant burden for him. In fact, multiple sources report the same number of hours that he [Read more]

Trump: The Enemy of the Planet

June 28, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

Following Donald Trump's triumph in the presidential election, I said in this column that fulfilling his campaign promises on climate change will make him an enemy of the planet (Nov. 13, 2016). Well, it seems he is achieving it with the withdrawal of the U.S. in the Paris agreement, a decision that was preceded by [Read more]

Return to the Past

June 26, 2017 // El Pais - Colombia - Spanish

Just as he said in his campaign, President Donald Trump changed the United States’ policy towards Cuba. In addition to wiping clean one of President Barack Obama’s legacies regarding relations with the rest of America, the bully is trying to secure allies among the congressmen that support the expulsion of Cubans [Read more]
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