Guatemala, along with El Salvador and Honduras, has become a threat that seriously worries the White House.
President Obama's offer of $1 billion per year for five years to Central America remains valid after officials in Washington met with ambassadors from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, as well as the Inter-American Development Bank, to prepare the "Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle." [Read more]
If Congress is now entirely in the hands of Republicans, the American president still has up his sleeve all the assets that the Constitution guarantees him to keep taking action until the end of his term.
Before leaving for Hawaii to celebrate the holidays with his family, Barack Obama sent a message to the [Read more]
While I was doing some random reading, I came across this observation made by French economist Thomas Piketty:
“The American population was 3 million at the time of the Declaration of Independence, and it stands at more than 300 million today. The French population was around 30 million at the time of the French [Read more]
Let's remember Simone Weil's words, “To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul."
With his focus on the 2016 presidential election, Barack Obama is making waves by sorting out the situation of 4 to 5 million undocumented immigrants, a calculated political risk for Democrats. Republicans only have themselves to blame.
Amnesty in this country built by immigration is nothing exceptional.
President Obama´s announcement arrived too late for the Democrats and too late for all the families who have been affected, but it is at least a step on the road to recognizing the rights of millions of people.