Crouching, hands tied behind his back, eyes covered with a black blindfold. He is a prisoner in Iraq, where abuses and tortures committed against the detainees in U.S. jails or by Iraqi guards have received worldwide reprobation. But the violation of human rights is even greater in this case that the photograph shows: [Read more]
Who could doubt the misconduct of an administration that, while it makes thousands of North Americans and hundreds of thousands of citizens of other countries die in the name of a supposed war against terrorism, continues giving help to Luis Posada Carriles, fugitive from Venezuelan justice, and favoring its closest [Read more]
Behind The Tibetan Curtain
“Man of Peace” the United States calls the Tibetan Spiritual Leader, the Dalai Lama. “There is absolutely nothing that indicates that he wanted anything other than to engage in dialogue with China to try to resolve some of the important points in Tibet”, added the spokesperson of [Read more]
It's a time for elections, voters, and candidates on both sides of the Florida coast, also of a tenacious conceptual battle between this thing the Cubans do with their small town ways, and that which their neighbors upstairs try to sell with the stench of money traps. A few reminders are worthwhile, because the old [Read more]
Everyone remembers the last Ibero-American Summit in Chile, when Hugo Chavez according to the Spanish representative Jose Luis Zapatero, "insulted" Aznar, and claimed in his defense, respect for "having been elected democratically."
The argument was made at the time that being democratically elected per se was not [Read more]
The world still remembers the face of George W. Bush when - children’s book in hand and surrounded by primary school students in Florida - someone whispered into his ear that the country was under attack.
It was September 11, 2001, and for long minutes the President’s face bore a ridiculous expression of [Read more]