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Venezuela

Two Points of View

August 23, 2017 // El Pais - Colombia - Spanish

While the visit was a way of building on the continued friendship between our two nations, it's worth looking at the two issues of disagreement we need to resolve.

Venezuela – The Elephant in the Room

August 7, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Two dozen Amazon tribes people – men, women and children – camp under the open sky on the side of a freeway. The voiceover tells us that we are in Boa Vista, capital of the Brazilian state of Roraima, on the Venezuelan border. Poverty, begging and neglect; nothing new there, apart from the origin of these people, [Read more]

Trump and His Backyard

May 13, 2017 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

Let there be no doubt: Although Trump may drop bombs on half the world, this doesn’t mean he is going to ignore his southern neighbors.

The Trump Effect

February 13, 2017 // Analitica - Venezuela - Spanish

It can be inferred from Trump’s public announcements and positions that trade protectionism will probably characterize the economic policy of his government; a highly expansive public spending policy focused on infrastructure, defense development and tax cuts. That would imply, on the one hand, the revision of trade [Read more]

Does the Latino Vote Matter in the US?

January 9, 2017 // El Universal - Venezuela - Spanish

In my Dec. 12 article, I addressed some of the reasons why despite winning more than 2.7 million popular votes, Hillary Clinton lost the presidency of the United States by 74 electoral votes. As you may recall, it is the sum of the electoral votes assigned to each state and not the popular vote that determines the [Read more]

The Nobel of Bob Dylan

November 19, 2016 // Analitica - Venezuela - Spanish

The paternal grandparents of Bob Dylan, Zigma and Anna Zimmerman, native to Odessa, Ukraine, immigrated to America in search of freedom and progress. An anti-Semitic massacre had thrown them out in 1905. His maternal grandparents, Benjamin and Lybba Edelstein, emigrated from Lithuania in 1902. Abram Zimmerman and [Read more]
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