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More about Obama’s Offer

February 21, 2015 // Prensa Libre - Guatemala - Spanish

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]

Obama in Battle with a Hostile Congress

January 15, 2015 // Les Échos - France - French

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]

A Plea for Openness

December 17, 2014 // Jeune Afrique - France - French

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]

A Trap for Republicans

December 6, 2014 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

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.
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