June 9, 2016
So this seems to be the end of the road for Bernie. It went much further than assumed by most “serious” analysts and gave a shock to the “responsible” Democrats. Now that the candidacy of Hillary is secured, the system still has a task to complete: to prevent the juvenile social base mobilized following the […]
August 22, 2015
The news regarding James Carter’s health seems to show his politeness right to the end, giving the journalists the chance to arrange his obituary in advance. Republicans as well as a good chunk of the press indulge themselves in naming his term in office as the worst they can remember. As usual, they choose to […]
October 5, 2014
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.
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).
July 8, 2009
As a sort of corollary to my previous post, the military coup in Honduras (barely disguised as a civil replacement) is a reminder of the impending menace to Latin American democracies. While the true aims behind Zelaya’s attempt to introduce a not-binding referendum is under dispute (he is now reassuring not seeking reelection), the fact […]