Many have argued that Latin America is not a priority for the United States, and Venezuela even less so. But that is rapidly changing. The certain indifference of George W. Bush, the line of appeasement by Barack Obama, and the confrontation of Donald Trump indicate a series of changes that have put the region and [Read more]
The team in the White House is well aware that any increase in tariffs serves as much to reduce U.S. trade with the rest of the world as it does to penalize the American consumer.
[B]ig data can make any candidate a winner because it is a tailored campaign.
If the president wants sanctions to work he should use them as a scalpel, not as a blunderbuss.
Since Donald Trump said that he is not ruling out a military option, many Venezuelans, like the hostages in SWAT team movies, fantasize about an armed intervention that will finally put an end to the hostage takers. Long live Hollywood!
Now there is no talk of invasion, but of humanitarian intervention. We [Read more]
The broad agenda that is impelling U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his current Latin American tour looks like a replay of the national security doctrine that determined Washington’s relations with the region during the Cold War.
Today, the threats that Tillerson is talking about, communism and the former [Read more]
<i>The secretary of state today starts his tour of Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Colombia</i>
America is not a continent but an ensemble of values. And the threatening shadow of China and Russia extends over them; two countries that have an economic influence on the region, but who are foreign to their democratic [Read more]
[T]he FBI continues to be in the line of fire, and its agents are being forced to choose between loyalty to the country and personal loyalty to Trump.