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Mexico

Angela’s Dream

January 26, 2018 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Angela, all hazel brown skin and honey-colored eyes, crossed the border into Presidio when she was seven. Little by little, her family were reunited in Texas before her parents took her with them to California. Her country is the USA; her land, Mexico, although she only vaguely remembers her grandmother’s house, [Read more]

Trump’s Trump Card

January 25, 2018 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

If Trump announces the United States’ departure from NAFTA, it could just be a bargaining chip to buy popularity in the United States among his voter base.

President Oprah?

January 16, 2018 // La Crónica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

At the latest Golden Globes Awards ceremony, Oprah Winfrey, the biggest celebrity among TV hosts, gave a speech so touching that it moved the event's attendees. Beyond the content or deep meaning of her words, the emotional tone of the message sparked a political debate. In these dark times for American democracy, [Read more]

First Look: 2018 Election

January 11, 2018 // Excélsior - Mexico - Spanish

<i>The unanswered question of whether Mexico will continue to rely on NAFTA to place its products in duty-free markets generates more speculation than realistic responses. A final answer will come from the decisions made in the three capitals involved. There are various possibilities. The first of these, disconnecting [Read more]

Sex and Politics

January 4, 2018 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

The crisis in the U.S. is so bad that Donald Trump is increasingly seen as a dictatorial autocrat, closer to Caligula than to Alexander Hamilton.

Net Neutrality

January 1, 2018 // La Crónica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

I have always imagined the internet as a major highway of information, one that can transport both large trucks and small vehicles. Net neutrality, considered one of the most basic rights for users and businesses, keeps that information highway from providing second tiers or lanes for those who pay, or for partners of [Read more]
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