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La Jornada

The DREAMers, Trump’s blackmail card

The DREAMers, Trump’s blackmail card

Last Wednesday (Sept. 13), Donald Trump met with Democratic leaders of Congress to reach a legislative accord that might protect the DREAMers, undocumented youths who came to the United States in infancy and are studying or engaged in professional activities.

U.S.: Misery of democracy

U.S.: Misery of democracy

The second debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the chilling demonstration of insubstantiality, frivolity and even vulgarity that characterizes the political system of the United States.

Rousseff: ’This story does not end here … we will return’

Rousseff: ’This story does not end here … we will return’

Dilma Rousseff entrenched herself as soon as she received confirmation that she had been dismissed from the presidency of Brazil on Wednesday. With a 61 to 20 vote count against her, the Senate approved the dismissal of Rousseff for budgetary irregularities, charges which she always denied.

Cubans in Central America: A crisis imposed by the U.S.

Cubans in Central America: A crisis imposed by the U.S.

If the authorities in Washington are now trapped between their anti-Cuban legislation and their fear of a massive arrival of Cubans, it is their duty to find a solution, and it is demandable that they cease to dump the problems in this matter onto other nations.

Cuba-U.S.: A normalization is plausible and desirable

Cuba-U.S.: A normalization is plausible and desirable

Acknowledging that the embargo is based on a complex legislative scaffolding whose modification is up to the U.S. Congress, we need to recognize that events like Secretary Pritzker’s visit to Cuba are steps on the right direction for the full reestablishment of relations, states a La Jornada editorial.

‘Cuba-U.S.: A historic thaw’

‘Cuba-U.S.: A historic thaw’

Editorial published Saturday (Aug. 15) in the Mexican newspaper La Jornada, as translated by Progreso Weekly.

Honduras: Elections in the semistates

Honduras: Elections in the semistates

Everything in the Honduran government is decided with the blessing of the U.S Embassy. And the Honduran elections of Nov. 24 – like those in Mexico in 1988, 2006 and 2012 – were a farce.

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