Tag archives for United States

Rajoy became Obama’s bellboy

The incident of a presidential aircraft forced down in Europe this week touches the height of absurdity and damages the image of standing democracies of countries such as France, Spain, Portugal and, of course, United States of America, culmen democratia. Although the pink South American bloque made by Venezuela, Argentina, Ecuador and Bolivia is not my favorite one, […]

Alo President? – ¿Sí Presidente? Obama called Uribe

Uribe in Europe to participate in the World Economic Forum The possibilities of a meeting between Obama and Uribe became almost a myth. The first ally of Bush in the Western Hemisphere and the new president of the United States that has opposed the approval of the free trade agreement with Colombia due to unsatisfied […]

A Colombian, victim of violence in New Jersey

Wilter Sánchez, a 33 years old Colombian living in New Jersey, was victim of a violent attack last Wednesday. He was walking with his cousin Fernando Quincha toward a restaurant, when a car approached to them. The car stopped and five men came out. Fearing an attack, bot began to run, but Sánchez slipped on […]

Spain would accept the prisoners of Guantanamo

Spain would accept the prisoners of Guantanamo as a way to help the project of president Obama to close that prison, said president Zapatero. The president of the Spaniards talk in the Congress about the new US president, Barack Obama. He said that hopes the Guantanamo prison will be closed soon, He pointed out that […]

Obama writes history

There are two things to say about the new president of the United States: First, that he is going to be the president of the United States in its full meaning. Second, that he is writing history in United States, but also in the world.

Chávez asked Obama to rectify

The comments of elected president Barack Obama in relation with the government of president Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, seems to initiate a new period in the long tensions between Washington and Caracas. Obama suggested that Chávez interrupted the progress of the region, exports terrorist activities and supports malicious entities like the Farc guerrilla of Colombia.

Bush saved the FTA with Peru

The US-Peru free trade agreement quaked this week when some democrats at the US Congress and unionist organizations, asked president Bush to suspend the agreement and let it to the Obama administration to evaluate the conditions.

Trade deal, the problem is human rights

Washington | Colombia Passport. The issue on the approval of a US – Colombia free trade agreement stops in a big red “traffic light”: The problem of human rights in the South American nation. Discussions can be done about the importance of the deal for both countries, but the fact is that human rights will […]

Bolivia suspended DEA operations

The deteriorating relations among the leftist government of Bolivian president Evo Morales and Washington came to its worst moment last week when he accused the Drug Enforcement Agency of the Unites States (DEA) of conspiracy against his government. He ordered the suspension of any activity in the Bolivian territory, a country that is enlisted as […]