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Obama Deflates

February 16, 2009 // ABC Journal - Spain - Spanish

Even in November, when the fever was blinding, it was obvious that the magic would evaporate, the story of fairies would have a finish, and the halo of holiness that surrounded the candidate would end up blurred.

The Price of Being in the U.S. Illegally

February 12, 2009 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Spaniard Robert Fortea spent 54 days in a detention center in El Paso (United States) because of an expired visa 32-year-old Robert Fortea never thought that he would be sharing a room with a Guatemalan who had fresh bullet wounds in his abdomen. Not even the macabre account of his bunkmate would help amuse him in [Read more]

“Green” Obama

January 30, 2009 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The fight against climate change, disregarded and even looked down on under Bush's administration, has now been adopted as a guide of action in several directions.

The Obama Era

January 28, 2009 // La Razon - Spain - Spanish

ut charismatic presidents (and Obama is one of them) possess an Achilles heal that is left undiscovered. Washington—with the two million people present in the ten degrees below zero temperature--equates to an ancient Roman empire where the republic passed away when the figure of the thunderous Caesar emerged.

Obama’s Melancholy

January 25, 2009 // ABCes - Spain - Spanish

Never is there anything more American than this establishing dream of grandeur that the new president fills his mouth with every time he opens it.

Obama in the Sky

January 24, 2009 // La Razon - Spain - Spanish

Yesterday two friends of mine called me and said the same thing: “How is it that you are not watching Obama’s ceremony?”. Both had organized and prepared a spread of brownies, pies and different snacks to enjoy during the event, which sparked an interest on the same level, if not greater, as an expensive wedding [Read more]

What Will Bin Laden Think?

January 24, 2009 // ABCes - Spain - Spanish

A quick review of the speech given on Tuesday by Obama on the staircase of the Capitol is enough to indicate that a bright future is not in store for al-Qaeda.

Obama Without Delay

January 23, 2009 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

Barack Obama has put himself to the task of nothing more than settling into the White House and his first decisions have fitted to the priorities that were defined during the electoral campaign and in his few public appearances as President-elect. Even though he gave a time frame of two years to close Guantanamo, one [Read more]

The Man Behind Obama’s Words

January 19, 2009 // Ideal Digital - Spain - Spanish

A friend of mine in the teaching profession is going through the process with a passionate curiosity of intimately familiarizing herself with the techniques that she should utilize as a future emotional coach, a profession currently all the rage, among other things. These methods would help us to be more socially [Read more]

Zapatero and the Example of Obama

January 19, 2009 // ABC - Spain - Spanish

The future president of the United States knows that he is gambling with the economy. He could have taken a bit of a siesta on his popularity and confided in a political hit to prolong the honey moon with the electorate; he could have awarded his most radical followers with populist measures that are more cosmetic than [Read more]
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