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Democrats on Road to Failure

August 26, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

With two months to go until the congressional elections in November, Democratic strategists are trying to refine the role and the core message of President Obama ahead of the elections. However, their objective can only minimize the large-scale disaster more than find the winning speech. Only a miracle will make the [Read more]

He Just Wanted to Make Money

August 23, 2010 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Last Tuesday, a jury finally pronounced a verdict in the United States case against Rod Blagojevich, Democratic ex-governor of Illinois. This gentleman, who is of Serbian descent, was tried on 24 charges, among which the following could stand out: systematic blackmail, conspiracy, postal fraud and attempt to bribe. A [Read more]

Obama Retreats from Iraq

August 22, 2010 // La Razon - Spain - Spanish

There is the possibility that Obama may have withdrawn prematurely, forced by U.S. public criticism, and especially because of the war in Afghanistan.

Iraq on Its Own

August 22, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

The toll of dead and injured left behind by this war will always be an indictment of those who initiated it, disregarding law and international institutions on behalf of values they betrayed as they invoked them.

Tourists: Beware of Tip Scam

August 14, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

One of the most curious things in the Anglo-Saxon culture, which many Spanish tourists are probably experiencing now, is the concept of tips. In countries such as the United States, Great Britain and most of the former British colonies, for example, tips are not extra bonuses given to reward outstanding service in the [Read more]

The U.S. Closes In on Its Most Contentious Border

August 3, 2010 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The U.S. National Guard started its deployment along the border with Mexico yesterday, in compliance with an order given in May from President Obama, to strengthen security in an area affected by illegal immigration and swept by drug-trafficking cartel violence. The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that a [Read more]
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