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Obama: A Change in Direction?

January 27, 2009 // El Comercio - Ecuador - Spanish

Many of us have the feeling that with Obama there is hope that things will change for the better in the world in which we live. What will be the implication of Obama’s initiation into the politics of his country towards Latin America? In such a conflictive scenario, few topics linked to the region are of compelling [Read more]

Defeat in Iraq?

January 20, 2009 // El Universo - Ecuador - Spanish

One hears that “the United States is on the point of being defeated in war for the second time in history.” People are referring to Iraq. I suppose that a defeat is a failure of a contestant to achieve their objectives in conflict, with an important loss of the elements deployed to achieve what was proposed. [Read more]

New Themes of an Obama Presidency

November 12, 2008 // El Universo - Ecuador - Spanish

When the Democratic president Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act and promoted desegregation in schools and buses, the United States began a process that explains the present election.

The United States is Losing the Battle

May 8, 2008 // Hoy Online - Ecuador - Spanish

"A police officer guards a manifestation in Manta that protests against the American base located there. The contract terminates next year. The Mayor Jorge Zambrano arrived at the town in his black Ford Explorer hoping to encounter a manifestation for support of the American military detachment that operates the [Read more]

An American in Pyongyang

March 13, 2008 // El Universal - Ecuador - Spanish

Like a bridge without words, music was able to overcome all ideological barriers Almost 300 Americans landed in North Korea ready to conquer it. In what was the incursion of the largest contingent of Americans since the Korean war, the New York Philharmonic interpreted the music of Dvorák, Wagner, Bernstein, [Read more]
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