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EL PASO, TX - MARCH 22: Image provided by the Office of Customs and Border Protection of Public Affairs of the United States, showing some immigrants after crossing the international border between the United States and Mexico, and surrendering to a border patrol agent. The migrants are taken to a processing center where they receive food and water, as well as medical attention if necessary, on March 22, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. (Photo by Mani Albrecht / Getty Images)

With renewed spirits following the summary of the Mueller report published by his Attorney General, President Donald Trump hit back again with his favorite campaign weapon: the border with Mexico.

20 years after his victory, Hugo Chávez remains Venezuela's worst nightmare

 12/06/2018 - 15:33

On Sunday, December 6th, 1998, Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías became president of one of the richest countries in Latin America. His unfulfilled promises have led to one of the darkest episodes in the history of a country that is now the poorest in the region.


20 años después de su victoria, Hugo Chávez sigue siendo la peor pesadilla de Venezuela

 12/06/2018 - 14:05

El domingo 6 de diciembre de 1998, Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías se hacía con la presidencia de uno de los países más ricos de Latinoamérica. Sus promesas se han transformado en uno de los episodios más oscuros del país que es ahora el más pobre de la región.


No tiene nombre

 08/18/2017 - 15:46
Jackeline du Pré tenía garra: la inglesa encarnaba los más excelsos valores del género humano. En su extraordinaria vida logró sobreponerse a los peores momentos. ¿Cómo explicar la fortaleza y alegría que conservó hasta en las etapas más deprimentes de su larga enfermedad?

El quinto año de cada período presidencial suele cubrirnos con una nube de incertidumbre que se traduce en desesperanza y desaliento, cuando no en violencia. Las actitudes negativas nunca sacan a nadie de la crisis, sino que la hunden más. 

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37 die in clash between inmates, police at Venezuelan prison

 08/17/2017 - 04:56
Venezuelan authorities guard the Jose Gregorio Hernandez Hospital after an interior ministry team tried to take the prison by force that in Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela, 16 August 2017. EPA/Pedro Zapata

 As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.

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[OP-ED]: The Art of the Bluff

 08/15/2017 - 15:13
Trump has made clear that the United States would respond to North Korean nuclear threats with a massive military strike, possibly involving nuclear weapons. EFE

How did we get here? Why does it appear that we’re on the brink of a war in Asia, one that could involve nuclear weapons? North Korea has had nuclear-weapons capacity for at least 10 years now. Have its recent advances been so dramatic and significant to force the United States to wage a preventive war? No. The crisis we now find ourselves in has been exaggerated and mishandled by the Trump administration to a degree that is deeply worrying and dangerous.