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Castro: Should We Wait for the U.S. to Drop the Blockade?

April 27, 2009 // El Diario Exterior - Spain - Spanish

New charge against Obama The Cuban dictator predicts the new change in America will be an “absolute failure” if Obama does not lift the economic and financial embargo that weighs on the island. The Cuban dictator pointed out that already 10 presidents have been in office and none of them did anything regarding the [Read more]

Turks on the Coast

April 9, 2009 // ABC Journal - Spain - Spanish

Obama arrived with intent to ensure that people are certain he is the antithesis of Bush. His conciliatory call for a planet free of nuclear weapons was charming, but it also has the same practical valor as does invoking a world free of war.

Obama in Europe

April 4, 2009 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

Barack Obama, the U.S. president for whom Europe swooned, is in Europe, on his first transatlantic visit. It's more than probable, however, that this dizzying tour (the G-20, a NATO summit, meetings with the EU and Turkey) will end in a handful of hopeful statements and gestures - such as the apparent resetting of [Read more]

AIG Bonuses Outrage Obama

March 23, 2009 // Estrella Digital - Spain - Spanish

That a U.S. president so calculating and cold as Mr. Obama has proven himself to be, has referred to the AIG managers’ bonuses during a public hearing should mean something: or is it that the president is outraged and has not been able to contain himself or is this issue relevant to some hoped for political outcome? [Read more]

The Obama-Lula Alliance is Born

March 21, 2009 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The president of the United States, Barack Obama, and the president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, promised in Washington yesterday to coordinate their politics in order to take advantage of this historical opportunity they believe will lead to a new model of relations on the American continent. Both leaders [Read more]

Conversations with The Enemy

March 19, 2009 // El Periodico - Spain - Spanish

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s tour of the Middle East did not provide answers to the latest core questions, so the many contradictory declarations about the pragmatic goal of “speaking with enemies,” President Barack Obama’s expression which is trendy in Washington, impel us to postpone judgment to [Read more]

Wednesday: Dinner at the White House

March 17, 2009 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

<b>Anyone who's anyone in Washington has given strict orders to their assistants or secretaries to "clean" the agenda of commitments on Wednesday nights. Lest the Obamas call...</b> Fifty days in Washington and Michelle and Barack Obama have already established a custom: Wednesday nights are party time at the White [Read more]
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