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Obama and Raul: Meetings and Disagreements

March 1, 2016 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

Obama will go to Havana in March. The visit is part of his political shift in relation to the island. He hopes, as John Paul II hoped, that "Cuba will open to the world and the world will open up to Cuba." This opening up includes, as suggested by The New Herald, admission of independent correspondents to Cuba who [Read more]

Cinema and Reality

January 6, 2016 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

One characteristic of American cinema is the level of violence, death and destruction in a good part of its filmography. It almost has a monopoly on the genre, beginning with Westerns and their unending killing of Native Americans. The gangster movies of the 1930s and 1940s created the genre. Directors like Sam [Read more]

A Huge US-Made Disaster!

September 19, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Today the world is witnessing one of the greatest disasters in history. Iraq, Libya and Syria are three countries with World Heritage Sites, good Human Development Index scores, precious archeological treasures, relics of ancient cities, and modern cities demonstrating their rapid progress. These countries have been [Read more]

US Needs Hispanics

July 21, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Before analyzing the need the United States has for Hispanics, allow me to reflect: No one would grow or sell beans if people didn't like to eat them. Similarly, there wouldn't be narcotics if there were no drug addicts. The main consumer of drugs in the world is the United States, and they do not imprison anyone for [Read more]

Charleston: The Embarrassment of American Democracy

July 10, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The racially motivated massacre that occurred this week in the emblematic Emanuel Episcopal Methodist Church of Charleston in which a shooter took nine lives, contributed to a hurried press conference in the White House in which its resident, the first black president of the United States, Barack Obama, reflected [Read more]

US: The ‘Paradise’ of Poor Children

June 19, 2015 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Approximately 20 percent of the young population is poor, and among the black population, that number reaches almost 50 percent. For a nation so rich and powerful, this is a disgrace.
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