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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 […]

E.U. and Mercosur hardships

March 6, 2016

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Illustration for a leading article (in Spanish) about the present state of the two blocks. While the South American one (Argentina’s Macri and Brazil’s Rousseff in the bottom line) try to overcome falling prices of commodities that are their main exports, they don’t look at their European counterpart as a model. The European Union has […]

Charlie Hebdo and the End of History

January 10, 2015

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In the wake of the shocking murders in Paris I was requested to write an article and an illustration for the Rio Negro daily. So, I called my beloved Escher to help me with such a task. Here is a translation of the last paragraphs I wrote: And it’s hard to consider the effects of […]

Juan Carlos & Felipe, kings of Spain

June 27, 2014

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Change of kings in Spain. Juan Carlos later years were overrided by corruption scandals and popular discredit because of a picture of him beside a hunted elephant.

One hundred years of Sound and Fury

June 21, 2014

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Two illustrations about the 100th anniversary of the First World War. The causes And the consequences

Merkel’s nest of neonazis

May 6, 2013

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The trial of a neonazi group set to start today in Munich threatens to turn into a trial of the Chancellor Merkel’s government itself. During a ten years long raid the so-called National Socialist Underground assassinated ten people (mostly Turkish immigrants) without being investigated by the German police in spite of a number of clues […]

Will Spain melt in the air?

October 23, 2012

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A specter is haunting Europe -the specter of regional nationalism. Be it in Scotland, Catalonia, the Basque country, Flanders or Padana (north of Italy), regional nationalism aroused with the unending crisis. But unlike the old popular nationalism of the XIX century, when lesser people were oppressed by great empires, kept in poverty and their languages forbidden, […]