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Dominican Republic

The 1916 Occupation: The View from the North

July 13, 2019 // Diario Libre - Dominican Republic - Spanish

The classic work on the 1916 invasion of the Dominican Republic, “The Americans in Santo Domingo” (1928), was written by an American economist and historian named Melvin Moses Knight. He was given the task of carrying out this study by the American Fund for Public Service as part of a series of studies on the role [Read more]

The International Isolation of Mexico

July 5, 2019 // Listín Diario - Dominican Republic - Spanish

Instead of forming alliances with Europe, China and other victims of Trump’s antiquated economic nationalism, Lopez Obrador has instead isolated Mexico from the international diplomatic community

What’s No Longer Left

July 2, 2019 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

[T]he most important aspect of our country cannot be bought. It is a characteristic which big international cities and powerful nations lack, but of which we have more than enough: human solidarity.

Nonviolence and Peace

January 30, 2019 // Listín Diario - Dominican Republic - Spanish

When a person is violent, they are closer to the caves and fires of our ancestors and further from the future.

The 22nd Amendment

January 22, 2019 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

[P]roposals to eliminate the amendment’s prohibition on serving more than eight years as president are founded on arguments ... that [it] limits the voice and will of the people.

Quietly

January 9, 2019 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

On Dec. 31, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chili, Malaysia, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, together totaling 500 million inhabitants, formed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. These countries represent a global gross domestic product of $10 billion as well [Read more]

Women and Politics

November 16, 2018 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

The "Women's Election" is what the Tuesday midterm elections in the United States could be called. Never before have so many women been elected, including the youngest elected to Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Latina becoming a representative at 29 years old, a renowned story of progress and young leadership. [Read more]

The KKKlan Infiltrator

November 5, 2018 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

In the final scene, [Spike] Lee again leaves us with real clips with the intention of moving the viewer to reject the KKK’s hatred and to see its repugnance.

Ethical and Moral

October 1, 2018 // El Nacional - Dominican Republic - Spanish

[T]he United States can be the center of savage capitalism, but ... its institutions and legal system are based on ethical and moral values.
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