November 11, 2012
Obama’s re-election seems to mark a turning point in American politics. A new coalition of empowered minorities (Latinos, blacks, gays and others usually regarded as “liberal-oriented”) defeated the old “white-anglo-man” dominance epitomized by the Tea Party conservatives. “No U.S. presidential candidate in coming years will be able to turn his back on Hispanics” writes […]
November 1, 2012
OK, people. Cast your vote for all of us in the Rest of the World and enjoy the next four years! (We are comfy this way, while you don’t pay too much attention to us, here down south).
September 30, 2012
The coming presidential election in Venezuela is set against a background of a mixed balance of Chávez economics performance. I’m not an economist nor an insider in Venezuela’s daily fare. But as I see it, the main asset of Chávez isn’t just his improvement of poor Venezuelan’s welfare, but the ties he secured with other […]
June 22, 2012
Mitt Romney address to the Latino community sounds like a used candy wrapped into a new bundle of void words as he has nothing to offer to immigrant workers deprived of their human rights. Three weeks ago the Miami Herald’s columnist Andrés Oppenheimer (who came from Argentina) advanced his skepticism in regards to Romney’s efforts, […]
March 1, 2012
The new front-runner couple of Republican would-be candidates to the Presidency of the United States proclaimed their support of the “Arizona model” for immigration policy. Which is no other than a police managed policy. As the Oppenheimer article points out, the “model” might be applied beyond its primary target (Latino working-class immigrants) all the way […]
February 1, 2012
This cartoon was intended for the Spanish translation of this article. While the original purpose was to discuss the respective positions on the immigration issue, maybe somebody can find it adequate for the present situation in the Republican party at large.
September 14, 2011
Andres Oppenheimer complains that the Republican Debate shows a prevalent hostility towards Hispanic immigration (both legal and illegal). As an Argentine journalist who ventured successfully in the United States, he feels hurt and predicts a grim performance for any of the GOP candidates in the 2012 elections: My opinion: In their quest for support of their […]