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Volatile Euphoria

September 30, 2008 // Ideal Digital - Spain - Spanish

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]

Things Have Changed On Wall Street

September 22, 2008 // El Diario Exterior - Spain - Spanish

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]

Republican Pride

September 9, 2008 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

McCain, 72, is presented as the candidate of the future and of change in United States politics The Republican Convention, that on Thursday night proclaimed Senator John McCain as the candidate for the United States Presidency and the controversial Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin, as Vice President, has turned out [Read more]

For Democrats, Much Ventured, Little Gained

September 2, 2008 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Barack Obama, who sold himself as the man outside the system, has gone back to playing it safe and has chosen his Senate colleague Joseph Biden as candidate for the vice presidency. It is a decision that makes all the experts and political consultants of Washington happy. But it seems more than questionable that it [Read more]

Georgia and Russia as Electoral Factors

August 21, 2008 // ABC Journal - Spain - Spanish

Barack Obama's campaign has started focusing on the Georgian crisis in the worst way possible. When the Russians attacked Georgia- and South Ossetia is Georgia- McCain hurried to show his support for the Caucasus country assaulted by Moscow. Obama's campaign postponed a bit before reacting. If it was thinking over its [Read more]

Obama's Moment of Truth

August 19, 2008 // El Pais - Spain - Spain

Obama’s Moment of Truth The vacation is over. The difficult test of Rick Warren, the conservative pastor who on Saturday hosted the two presidential candidates in his California church, demonstrated something that’s becoming the norm in this campaign: it is Barack Obama who has to offer better proof of his [Read more]

Creating Fresh Meat for Al Qaeda at Guantanamo

August 14, 2008 // ABC Periódico Electrónico - Spain - Spanish

Afghanistan is a country with a tribal structure. In the war of 2001, the Pashtun tribes allied with the Taliban without thinking twice. There were neither desertions nor crises of conscience. And then there were tribes that refused to bear arms in exchange for a certain quantity of money. A tribal country… [Read more]

The American Fort in China

August 13, 2008 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

ARTICLE: PEKING 2008- THE GREAT POWER The American Fort The American team invests 2 million euros on renting a university Pepo Clavet, who is Tommy Robredo’s trainer, lives in an apartment more than an hour away from the Olympic Village; he has been without a hot water supply during the day and he has had to [Read more]
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