Obama will not be the Messiah of the blacks in the Americas, not even in his America.
The election of Obama means much more than a simple expression of opinion about Bush, but not so far as to think that the basic strategic interests of the United States will change. They worry about looking for substitute sources of energy, redistribution and better education, and health for its citizens, which will [Read more]
Although McCain attempted to adopt a more offensive attitude and at times succeeded in applying strong pressure on Obama, the content of the discussion on Wednesday night probably will not change the political leaning [of the American public] over the past few weeks. Nor will it encourage such change because, [Read more]
The state of the economy has always been the best instrument for predicting either the reelection of the incumbent or a change of political parties in the White House.
Barack Obamas triumph could have a serious impact on the relations between Colombia and the United States. Both countries would maintain their important alliance, but their relations could fundamentally change.
They did not appear as just wives of presidential candidates but rather as women with identity, ideas, capability and decisiveness with which to contribute to the future, with their own vision of the world and life.
Michelle Obamas genuineness was moving, as was her frankness, which can become discomforting. She [Read more]
Unpredictable. This is what the United States presidential campaign has been. Democratic primaries drawn until the end; a African-American turns up defeating the machinery of Hillary Clinton; the resurrection of a Republican contested within his party. And now recent surveys not only show a technical tie between [Read more]
Too soon to predict a winner
According to the Los Angeles Newspaper, if the U.S. presidential Elections were now, Barack Obama would beat John McCain by 15 percentage points. According to the Gallup, it is not possible to determine who would win because the two candidates are actually tied. Other polls are in the middle: the Rasmussen Reports [Read more]
The United States Has Reservations About the Turn of the President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez
by Sergio Gomez Maseri
It was with a large dose of skepticism and reserve that the United States interpreted the apparent “turn” of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who in recent days called for Farc to disarm and [Read more]