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Obama Better than Bush, Even Without Speaking Español

April 25, 2015 // Diário de Notícias - Portugal - Portuguese

George W. Bush had it all to triumph in his Latin America policies. Raised in Texas, he liked cowboy boots so much that he was photographed with the Mexican president comparing whose boots were more artistic. Confident in his Spanish that he had perhaps learned through his sister-in-law, Columba, he dared to go to [Read more]

US Disappointment with Latin America

April 16, 2015 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson said yesterday that she was disappointed at the widespread rejection by Latin America of the sanctions imposed on Venezuela by the U.S. She maintained that such sanctions were not intended to harm the Venezuelan people or the Caracas government in general. She admitted that [Read more]

United States Floundering Like Titanic

April 13, 2015 // Rebelión - Spain - Spanish

Empires disdain their subjects, and those same subjects will reply in kind, jumping overboard like rats deserting a sinking ship, when the United States finally goes down to the bottom of the ocean whose waters it is currently taking in. Yes, the reference is to “docile” Europe, and also to Israel, the greatest [Read more]

US, Morality and Foreign Policy

April 11, 2015 // El Universal - Venezuela - Spanish

The recent sanctions on Venezuela and the incomprehensible designation of our country as a 'threat to national security' . . . are yet another example of the [United States'] self-proclaimed 'manifest destiny.'

US and Latin American Sea: The Kellogg Proposal

March 21, 2015 // La Razón - Bolivia - Spanish

New information has come to light from communication that took place between American, Bolivian, Chilean and Peruvian ambassadors in the 1920s, when North America was offering good offices to Santiago and Lima in search of a solution to the dispute over the sovereignty of Arica and Tacna: Not only did the White House [Read more]
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