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Colombia

An Idiot in Power

August 3, 2016 // El País - Colombia - Spanish

Americans may well commit the greatest stupidity of their lifetime by electing one of the most stupid politicians the country has ever produced.

The CIA

July 19, 2016 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

The CIA’s record is enough to bring tears to the eye.

Populism Here and There

July 8, 2016 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Their vague promise is to rebuild a world of yesteryear, a world that in their memory was better than this one, without competition or foreigners.

Blackmail

May 19, 2016 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

There's no free lunch, says Uncle Sam. But it seems absurd to me that in Colombia we choose a handful of dollars over the lives of millions of people. Life has no price.

Obama: Google’s Friend

May 12, 2016 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Pierre Omidyar, an Iranian-American and founder of eBay, is a philanthropist who supports the creation of content in the digital world, such as the electronic magazine The Intercept. The Intercept, which began to be known through the documents published by Edward Snowden, has been winning readership and influence [Read more]

Alexander Hamilton Saved by Musical

May 4, 2016 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew had announced that the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, who served as the first secretary of the treasury (1789-1795) and established the country’s first bank, would no longer be the face of the $10 bill.* He should have rethought his decision, though, as the musical “Hamilton” [Read more]

The Invisible Bastions

March 31, 2016 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

<i>As expected, Donald Trump swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and North Carolina, but lost in Ohio for the sole reason that he was competing against Ohio’s governor, John Kasich.</i> U.S. political experts can’t quite believe it, just like they didn’t believe during the period before the primaries that a [Read more]
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