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The U.S. Also Needs to Clean House

March 1, 2009 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

Instead of issuing statements about the possibility of Mexico becoming a failed state, the U.S. government should clean up corruption in security institutions, because “the cartels require corrupt U.S., not Mexican, authorities to bring in the drugs,” said President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. “I am fighting [Read more]

Obama Faces Doubts With Respect to the Stimulus Plan

February 25, 2009 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

WASHINGTON (AP). — President Barack Obama wishes to cut the fiscal deficit in half by the time he finishes his first term in the White House, which would include reducing the costs of the war in Iraq, increasing taxes for those in the highest economic bracket and rationalizing federal bureaucracy, said one official [Read more]

Obama’s Presentation to International Society

February 20, 2009 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

The introduction ceremony for the United States' new international policies under Obama's direction has aroused great expectations throughout the world. It took place at the Conference on Security in Munich through a speech by his vice-president, Joseph Biden. In reality, it was a mere declaration of intentions with [Read more]

Deciphering the New President’s Thinking

February 3, 2009 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

It really isn't very difficult to do. After taking office, Barack Obama declared that the U.S. needs to evaluate whether returning the territory occupied by the Naval Base of Guantanamo to its legitimate owner will affect the defensive capacity of the United States. He immediately added that to come to a solution, [Read more]

Waiting for Obama

January 18, 2009 // ABC - Mexico - Spanish

Many liberals of the world and every Spaniard optimistically await the inauguration of Barack Obama to witness, even from a distance, a historical transformation in the imperialist politics of the United States. They reason that that an African-American president who said such nice things during his electoral campaign [Read more]

Calderon and Obama: A Miracle?

January 18, 2009 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

Obama gives the same priority to Mexico as he does to organized crime. An old adage says that the U.S. government has no friends but interests. And the issue comes to be, referring to the Mexican government's diplomatic lobbying, especially by Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan, who made the first meeting between President [Read more]

The New U.S. President and Our Immigrants

January 11, 2009 // La Cronica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

The United States is preparing itself for a change of government. Barack Obama triumphant elections as the next U.S. president awakens great expectations for North America and for many countries in the world. For Mexicans, the long border adjoining the most powerful country in the world represents a great attraction [Read more]

Sarah Palin Captivates Average U.S. Citizens

December 28, 2008 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

John McCain surprised the United States and the world by making known the 29th of August, in Dayton, Ohio, his running mate: until then, she was the unknown Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska. In the time of campaigning through the internet, [the announcement] immediately started an intense internet search to discover [Read more]
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