Trump and the Nobel prize

Is the current president of the United States of America worthy of a Nobel prize nomination? That question roams the heads of many as of late. When the past president won a Nobel prize there was less doubt. But we all have heard about the drone strikes of the Obama administration, and the missile strikes … Continue reading Trump and the Nobel prize

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Puerto Rico’s confusion with the death toll after hurricane Maria

As you may know hurricane Maria was a devastating natural phenomena, and it caused massive loss of property and life. The tropical archipelago of Puerto Rico is in a zone where hurricanes are a usual occurrence in the summer and fall seasons. Most adult citizens have experienced multiple hurricanes and aren’t taken by surprise when … Continue reading Puerto Rico’s confusion with the death toll after hurricane Maria

¿Es Mijaíl Saakashvili la solución para Ucrania?

       Quizás muchos de ustedes nunca han escuchado hablar sobre quién es Mijaíl Saakashvili. A pesar de ello, créame, este individuo es toda una leyenda en la Europa del Este del siglo XXI. Pero, ¿por qué es este individuo importante en esta región y Ucrania, cómo es que llegó a ser presidente de … Continue reading ¿Es Mijaíl Saakashvili la solución para Ucrania?

Catalunya, Unión Europea e Independentismo en Europa

       Tras la celebración del pasado referéndum celebrado el 1 de Octubre de 2017 en Catalunya, muchas cosas han pasado. Casi 900 personas fueron heridas por parte de las fuerzas de seguridad españolas en contra de electores y protestantes, y ahora parece que el Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya aplicará los resultados-90% … Continue reading Catalunya, Unión Europea e Independentismo en Europa

The other face of Brazil

In 2015, the Brazilian government, along with leftist social and political sectors in that country, strongly opposed the nomination of Dani Dayan as Israel's new ambassador. Dayan, who had traveled extensively as a representative leader of the settlements in Judea and Samaria, and who actually lives in the settlements, remained firm in his nomination. However, … Continue reading The other face of Brazil

Trump’s new Afghanistan policy has Pakistan angry and alarmed

ISLAMABAD — A wave of anti-American anger has swept Pakistan this past week, triggered both by President Trump’s threat to punish the country for harboring insurgents and by his invitation to India, Pakistan’s longtime rival, to become more involved in Afghanistan’s future. Tribal and religious leaders have held protests at border crossings, and banners urging “Say no to America!” … Continue reading Trump’s new Afghanistan policy has Pakistan angry and alarmed

North Korea’s latest launch designed to cause maximum mayhem, minimal blowback

TOKYO — North Korea’s latest missile launch seemed designed to wreak just the right amount of havoc: Enough for Kim Jong Un to show that he wouldn’t be cowed, but not so much as to invite American “fire and fury.” The missile launched early Tuesday appeared to be a Hwasong-12, the intermediate-range ballistic missile that North Korea has been threatening to … Continue reading North Korea’s latest launch designed to cause maximum mayhem, minimal blowback

A Puerto Rico stuck between abuses and underdevelopment

Puerto Rico is a Caribbean country that since its colonization in the fifteenth century by the Spanish fleet led by Juan Ponce de León and the Pinzón brothers, has been subjected to many socio-political systems that have contributed to our political, economic and social stagnation. Although we are now part of the US empire, we … Continue reading A Puerto Rico stuck between abuses and underdevelopment

Puerto Rico wants the ashes of the Fiscal Control Board

Last year during the administration of Barack Obama the Puerto Rico Oversight, Managemnet and Stability Act (PROMESA) became law. Law that opens the way for a Fiscal Control Board to be appointed so that the country's finances will be restored as an initiative to comply with bondholders and GO's (General Obligation Debts). Then this year … Continue reading Puerto Rico wants the ashes of the Fiscal Control Board

North Korea says it won’t give up nuclear weapons and that entire U.S. mainland is within firing range

MANILA — North Korea on Monday spurned overtures from South Korea and the United States, and instead lobbed a new inflammatory threat to retaliate against the United States over new U.N. sanctions punishing Pyongyang for its missile and nuclear tests. In a speech at the ASEAN Regional Forum, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho … Continue reading North Korea says it won’t give up nuclear weapons and that entire U.S. mainland is within firing range