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The Ground Zero of Anguish in Las Vegas

October 6, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

<i>The Convention Center is where the families who do not find their loved ones come.</i> A man walks in a parking lot looking at the ground and stops to say, “I have not heard from my wife since yesterday.” Robert Peterson had been in Las Vegas since 11 a.m. on Monday, and at 4 p.m., he still did not know where [Read more]

Trump’s Hidden Supporters

November 3, 2016 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

People won’t admit to voting for Trump for fear of being perceived as racist, or so that they’re not accused of committing America’s worst social offense: being a loser, a poor person.

‘Showgirls’: A Las Vegas Parable

September 25, 2016 // Liberation - France - French

<i>Panned for being in poor taste on its release in 1995, Paul Verhoeven’s movie has made a comeback and is now hailed as a living legend.</i> “It's probably the most elegant movie I've ever done,” Paul Verhoeven claims in a 2015 Rolling Stone article where he evokes, 20 years later, the calamitous period of [Read more]

Chernobyl Times 100

September 19, 2015 // Gazeta Wyborcza - Poland - Polish

In the 1950s, atomic trials at the Nevada National Security Site, just 100 kilometers (about 62 miles) from Las Vegas, became an attraction of the hotels and casinos to the north of the gambling capital. Atomic mushrooms were actually visible from the resorts.