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Tragedy in Newtown

January 3, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

Very lamentable are recent events in Newtown, where a 20 year old man, probably mentally ill, assassinated 20 students, small children between the ages of six and seven, riddled six adults with bullets and later committed suicide. It is said that prior to the school attack he also killed his mother, whom he shot four [Read more]

Obama and the Unavoidable Intervention

December 6, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The conflict in Syria has reached a point where Obama cannot remain indifferent without putting in danger not just the future of Syria, but also the influence of the United States in the region.

The Fading American Dream

July 17, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The number of those that leave is equal to or greater than the number of those that enter the United States. Mexicans got tired of immigrating to the northern neighboring country and have decided to return home to try their luck and forget the long-awaited American dream that for many truly became a nightmare. [Read more]

US Ready for a New War

June 16, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The United States has already made a decision regarding the future of Syria, but, as usual, it’s one that is isolated from the paths established by the rules of international law, highlighted by infringement on the principles of non-interference, the protection of peace and international security.Recently, Susan [Read more]

Former Contra Leader Adolfo Calero Dies

June 3, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Adolfo Calero Portocarrero, one of the top leaders of the Nicaraguan Resistance (better known as the Contra), died yesterday morning at the age of 80 due to chronic pneumonia. At the funeral mass held by his family, he was described as a “patriot” by Arnoldo Aleman Lacoyo and as an “architect of democracy” by [Read more]

Shoddy Work Doesn’t Deserve Good Grades

May 23, 2012 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

The statement made by Ms. Phyllis M. Powers, U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, regarding the “difficulty” her government would have in granting [fiscal transparency and property] waivers to Nicaragua this year should come as no surprise to the average well-informed Nicaraguan, much less to government and business [Read more]

China and the US: Future Antagonists?

May 2, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Without doubt, the beginning of the U.S.'s decline began in 2004, when the Anglo-Saxons met a humiliating defeat in Iraq. Now the question is: How many years will it take for China to replace the U.S. as the world's great economic power?

The US and Democracy

March 9, 2012 // El Confidencial - Nicaragua - Spanish

The Unites States would have the moral authority to lecture on democracy if they became an exemplary democratic model ... if they respected international law and if they did not follow a policy of using force or backing brutal regimes.

Arizona and Michigan: Necessary Victories?

March 3, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The calendar of primary elections in the United States was apparently not generating any surprises or variants, as the Republican leaders of the so-called "traditional financial establishment" have from the start had a total of nine pre-candidates hoping to take on President Barack Obama. Three of them — Herman [Read more]
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