Before becoming governor of Virginia and the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson proclaimed the inalienable right of men to liberty, property and the pursuit of happiness. This enthusiastic proclamation of principles, however, did not prevent the optimistic Jefferson from being an owner of more than [Read more]
Santander Bank is holding advanced conversations in order to acquire ownership of the United States banking group Sovereign Bancorp. The deal could close this very Monday, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The United States newspaper, which cites as sources people involved in the transaction, says that the [Read more]
Her name is Cecilia and shes a 106-year-old nun who lives in a convent in Rome. Twenty days before the United States presidential election, Sister Cecilia has become, safely kept, one of the oldest admirers of the candidate Barack Obama.
This religious woman, born in New Hampshire on March 25th, 1902, is still [Read more]
The United States must ensure that its nuclear pact with India is not for military purposes
The nuclear pact with India reached by the American Senate last Wednesday puts an end to a twofold wait; this legal instrument now only misses a signature by President Bush. First, the agreement ends three [Read more]
The Democrats should win in the United States because they will lower the anti-Americanism of the Spanish left. This is the only reason that Obama's victory is worth the trouble. It would be a relief. At least for a little while we would stop hearing nonsense about the Empire, about Israel as a launching point in the [Read more]
7-Eleven conducts its own electoral poll using cups with the candidates' names on them.
Throughout the month of October, 7-Elevens will conduct the third edition of their own electoral poll, using cups with the names of the United States presidential candidates. The customers can choose between plain coffee in a blue [Read more]
Both candidates have more in common than their followers would like to admit and both have nominated potential vice presidents that complement them, and are going to determine the end result.
We want to change Washington, Change has arrived in Washington. These phrases belong to the distinct United States [Read more]
Until the Federal Reserve is abolished, voting today is virtually a waste of time.
The announcement of a plan to salvage the U.S. banking industry that yesterday led the Stock Exchanges to a favorable effervescence and revived the hope of being able to avert the most profound financial crisis in recent decades, also affected the Ibex 35, which recorded its biggest rise since
1991. But the deep market [Read more]
Bear, Merrill, Lehman, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae
The scene on Wall Street has been blown into the air after just thirteen months of crises
The skyscrapers of Manhattan, which have always induced vertigo and the admiration of the finance industry, are now viewed as cemeteries consisting of hundreds of floors. In a [Read more]