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Heaven or Hell

April 9, 2016

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The “Panama Papers” affair seems to become an unexpected letdown for its promoters. While they initially highlighted the presence of “unfriendly” politicians of the like of Russia’s Putin and Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez, their names turned to be loosely  involved through other individuals. Instead,  it happen to be found other names as owners of secret offshore […]

Donald Trump show the state of politics

July 4, 2015

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Miami Herald’s Andres Oppenheimer seems to be outraged by the lack of outrage among Trump’s fellow Republicans after his absurd tirade against immigrants from Mexico. I have no doubt about Andres’ sincerity in his indignation with the passive reception given to the clown’s racist outbursts and, worse than that, his rising popularity. What I doubt […]

Sepp Blatter

June 3, 2015

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Getting ready for the magazine’s cover.

Einstein’s tour to South America

May 19, 2015

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Ninety years ago, between March and April, 1925, Albert Einstein spent four weeks in Argentina and then another one in Uruguay and Brazil. This article (in Spanish) recall his journey here and the hectic schedule he would achieve. He was received like a “rock star” and gave a lot of conferences trying to explain his […]

The real meaning of Brazil’s elections

October 5, 2014

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The elections that take place in the largest country in South America are crucial to the future of the region. What is at stake is whether the economy will be held by political parties elected by their constituents or by the big business through a puppet figure promoted by an overwhelming campaign of the  media.

Snowden, from villain to heroe?

January 3, 2014

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The New York Times  (in an Editorial column, no less) says Edward Snowden “has done his country a great service”. The so-called father of the WWW, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, also praises Mr. Snowden’s whistleblowing “has become an important part of the effort to protect the Internet and his concept of the open Web.”

Spy vs Spy

November 14, 2013

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The Snowden case picked up last month around the “outrageous” scandal of NSA’s wiretapping of friends and allies. As Nancy Becar of AP points out, there’s not a sacred ground to the intelligence business.  Not even between best friends, as Niccolo Machiavelli made it clear many centuries ago. True, moral outrage and public hypocrisy is […]