The cold war between the U.S. and Cuba that we hope just ended produced plenty of losers, but this time there were two winners.
Yesterday may have been an important day but in order to be important, the president’s repeated promises have to become reality.
The declining empire’s 2014 midterm elections, at a cost of no less than $4 billion, have confirmed a sweeping rejection of President Barack Obama's administration, of the dominant political party system and of the pay-to-play purchase of political office in the heartland of democracy.
Before the results were [Read more]
This 'unexpected avalanche' against drug trafficking is not casual, nor does it come from nowhere. It has been prompted by very concrete and provable factors.
The U.S. does not know how to adapt to this new period of its global and regional strategic capacity, and the political world of 2014 resembles more a kaleidoscope of shifting forms and powers than a rigid chess board.
In Latin America, Yankee imperialism is not what it used to be: Before it sent us its Marines, it banned trade, participated in sudden attacks through CIA agents, or promoted "carnal relations."
Instead, during the last 15 years, it has managed to defeat the populists by the simple method of giving them absolute [Read more]
The year 2050 is a long way off, but whites are currently the minority in four states: Hawaii, New Mexico, California and Texas, as well as in Washington, D.C.
The Sao Paolo Forum, which groups leftists, progressives and anti-neoliberals in Latin America and the Caribbean, is celebrating its 20th meeting in Bolivia this week. Perhaps the most important meeting to date, it comes at a time marked by important advances of the major powers in the region and the persistent efforts [Read more]