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The dollar effect: the latest U.S. World War?
Economy In Focus

The dollar effect: the latest U.S. World War?

The invasion of the world markets by the United States dollar threatens to destabilise the economies of the world across its financial and trading systems. Santiago Brugal Almanza* This evaluation has been reiterated by the Wall Street Journal, this time in an article entitled ‘The Federal Reserve Reshuffles The Inflationary […]

Obama buys another war
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Obama buys another war

Is he wrong? Many would say yes, some would disagree, others are indifferent. Opinion is divided in the United States on the subject of the war unleashed on Libya by the White House. Silvia Martínez Whilst the debate grows in Congress over why Obama did not consult them before giving […]

Watching or being watched?
Human Rights In Focus

Watching or being watched?

British writer George Orwell wrote his novel “1984” in the middle of the twentieth century as an allegory of totalitarian states which had emerged on the global panorama, mainly represented by the USSR. Arthur Vandellay The protagonist, Winston Smith, like the rest of society, is constantly monitored by an oppressive […]

Lights and shadows of the Bolivarian Revolution
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Lights and shadows of the Bolivarian Revolution

It is just twelve years since the first inauguration of Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias as president of Venezuela. Chavez’s high profile has made it difficult for dark forces to profit from the relative silence of information to impose a hidden agenda on Venezuela and other Latin-American countries. Pablo Sapag Indeed, […]

Afghan children… No Future
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Afghan children… No Future

It is widely accepted that childhood is one of the happiest times of our lives but this concept simply does not apply in Afghanistan. Frank Marín Vergara Childhood is a time when you play over and over again with imaginary weapons and kill imaginary enemies, and war is just a […]