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By Jorge G. Castañeda - Apr 06,2021
MEXICO CITY — With the United States beset by the COVID-19 pandemic, a deep economic recession, and heightened racial tensions, many observers predicted, some in hope, others resignedly — that the 2020 elections would bring about a significant change in the country’s social contr
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Dec 27,2020
MEXICO CITY — US President-elect Joe Biden made a “return to normalcy” one of his election campaign’s leitmotifs. After four years of President Donald Trump’s bald-faced lies, juvenile bullying, gratuitous cruelty, and perilous volatility, it was certainly an appealing promise.
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Sep 30,2020
MEXICO CITY — Henry James once reportedly said, “If you scrape Europe, you will find history.
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Mar 15,2020
MEXICO CITY — On March 20, the Organisation of American States (OSA) will convene a special general assembly to elect a secretary general.
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Dec 22,2019
MEXICO CITY — By approving the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the US House of Representatives has removed a major potential obstacle to the trade pact.
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Sep 16,2019
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s political and economic malaise could go from bad to worse in the coming months. The Mexican economy has been stagnating since late last year.
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Jul 05,2019
MEXICO CITY — Last month, US President Donald Trump’s administration railroaded Mexico into agreeing to take “unprecedented steps” to curb irregular migration and human trafficking across its borders.
By Jorge G. Castañeda - May 15,2019
MEXICO CITY — As a foreigner currently writing a book about Americans, I am encouraged by some signs I see as the 2020 presidential campaign heats up.
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Dec 03,2018
MEXICO CITY — The inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) as president of Mexico will soon be followed by Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration, as well as US President Donald Trump’s completion of two full years in office. Though each is a uniqu
By Jorge G. Castañeda - Apr 08,2017
During the Spanish Civil war, thousands of young Americans went to Spain to join the fight against fascism as part of the “Abraham Lincoln Brigade”.Today, as more people wake up to the threat that US President Donald Trump poses to the rule of law, human rights and international

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