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He’ll Accept (If He Wins)

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

The most important thing to come up, which remains a worrying conclusion of Wednesday night’s interchange, is the sword of Damocles unsheathed by the Republican candidate: For the first time, the suitability of the electoral system has been put into doubt when Trump insinuated the possibility of fraud even before the election and therefore promised to not accept the result until he knows what happened.

The Comedy that Is Trump

October 25, 2016 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

[Trump has] become a threat ... [to Americans'] confidence in their electoral system — one of the most complex and respected ones in the world.

United States Elections

August 4, 2016 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

This weekend, Tim Kaine was introduced as the vice presidential running mate of Hillary Clinton. His first words were in Spanish: "Bienvenidos a todos. Porque somos Americanos todos." ("Welcome all. Because we're all Americans.") The Virginia senator took several opportunities during his speech to use our language to [Read more]

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.
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