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Killing Mockingbirds

July 22, 2017 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

Killing mockingbirds, the way the novel’s meaning hits me, continues to be almost a sport up north.

Batty Talk about Cuba

June 29, 2017 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush... After almost 60 years – of blockade, assassination attempts, invasions, sabotage, exclusion, and threats directed against a socialist reality that’s 90 miles away – Obama finally recognized Washington’s [Read more]

The American Dream

August 28, 2016 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

The greatest country in the world is falling into the trap of underdevelopment and killing off the principles that made it great.

The Similarity

January 1, 2016 // El Nacional - Dominican Republic - Spanish

Perhaps because it represents the main destination of Dominican emigration, the United States has become the main reference for the public agenda plan and for developing political or corporate speeches about the economy and society. That model has been so influential that the previous president, Dr. Leonel [Read more]

More Clarity, More Friendship

November 14, 2015 // El Nacional - Dominican Republic - Spanish

It’s not very often the U.S. ambassador meets for three hours with the [Dominican] Republic’s attorney general, even when the encounter is supposedly to facilitate a strengthening of relations between both countries in the fight against crime. A moderately institutionalized society would require Attorney General [Read more]

Rebellion in Baltimore

May 19, 2015 // http://hoy.com.do/rebelion-en-baltimore/#comentarios - Dominican Republic - Spanish

If this brave woman had not acted quickly and firmly, the wave of protests that had already begun in various cities of the country would have snowballed and today she would be paying the consequences for not having acted with celerity.

The US, Danilo and Leonel

February 22, 2015 // El Nacional - Dominican Republic - Spanish

I think that U.S. intelligence decided to take Leonel Fernandez out of the game, not because they didn't like him, but because of his damaged reputation, making him unusable for a stable, continuous and institutionalized purple dictatorship.
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