Rep. Donna Shalala, of Miami, says the Democratic Party isn’t likely to pick a leftist candidate to run in 2020 presidential election. But the congresswoman’s fights with other Democrats shed a different light.
La campaña del presidente Donald Trump para demonizar a los mexicanos está subiendo de tono: ahora quiere convencernos de que muchos mexicanos son terroristas, calificando oficialmente a los carteles mexicanos como organizaciones terroristas.
President Trump may includie Mexico’ s drug cartels in the U.S. list of terrorist organizations. Problem is, the drug cartels don’t have a political agenda that would fit into the definition of terrorism, and putting them in the list would further strain U.S. intelligence agencies’ resources to fight ISIS and Al Qaeda.
An author is having trouble promoting his new novel, based on President Andres Manuel López Obrador, says he is having trouble promoting his book, because of self-censorship in the media. It’s just one sign that press freedoms in Mexico are under threat.
Asian governments say that, instead of protecting inefficient jobs, they are focusing on improving education standards and re-training workers whose occupations will be taken over by robots. Latin America should pay attention.
After his bloody crackdown on volunteers who were trying to get humanitarian aid into his country, Maduro will face growing international isolation and stiffer sanctions that will make it hard for him to cling to power.
Though Trump and Democrats war over the president’s $8 billion border wall is escalating, Democratic leaders increasingly are backing the administration’s decision to support Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s legitimate leader.