Trump intensifies trade and class war

Donald Trump is increasing his war on the economic attacks with a proposed bilateral US-Mexico trade deal that replaces the US-Mexico-Canada North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This forces Mexico to make new concessions, while demanding of Canada, if they are to join, substantial changes to their economic relations...

Myths about the colonization of Spanish America

The arrival of Christopher Columbus and the colonization gave rise to statements that have little to do with the reality, from which the conquerors and their descendants sought to justify themselves. That, if it were not for Columbus' feat, we would not be here today. That European weapons’ superiority...

Is there a right-wing turn in Latin America?

Mauricio Macri’s triumph in presidential elections in Argentina seems to have given some credence to many left-wing groups, who say there is a “right-wing turn” going on in our continent. A clear example of this point of view is the statement of the so called “Intellectuals and artists in...

Colombo inaugurated the world trade

The facts are so well known that don’t need not be detailed. And no wonder, the arrival of Columbus to America was one of the most important events in all history. So, despite the 523 years that have passed, it still is worth wondering: what were the causes...

General Juan Manuel Contreras dies and the Chilean people celebrate

Juan Manuel Contreras Sepúlveda has died. Contreras is considered the worst criminal in the history of Chile. During the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship (1973-1990), he was the most feared man in the country. He was one of the creators and organizers of Operation Condor and the head of the...

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