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The Honeckers in Chile

Margot Honecker, widow of the former East German leader Erich Honecker, died last week in Santiago, where the couple found a kind of refuge after the fall of the Berlin Wall. 559 palabras más


Bye-bye to the bloviating Bolivian?

We last looked in on Bolivian bossman Evo Morales a few months ago, after he gave Pope Francis a unique present: a “cross” made out of a hammer and sickle. 464 palabras más


A Chile weekend round up

Most of the attention toward Latin America in the next few days will be on Venezuela’s legislative assembly election, and whether the voting will be free and fair. 282 palabras más


“A blatant example of a chief of state's direct involvement in an act of state terrorism"

The United States has turned over a collection of newly classified documents on the 1976 car bomb murder of Orlando Letelier and his American colleague, Ronni Moffitt in Washington in 1976.   302 palabras más


September 29 in history

522 BC – Darius I of Persia killed the Magian usurper Gaumâta, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire.

480 BC  Battle of Salamis… 664 palabras más


La Haya para rato.

Ante el fallo de la Corte Internacional de Justicia (CIJ), al igual que frente a resultados electorales, no se pierde ni se gana: tan solo se explica. 665 palabras más


Will the next UN Secretary General be a woman?

The last day of 2016 will be the moment of an important shift in the United Nations institutions, as Ban Ki-moon, the current UN Secretary-General will quit his office after 10 years of public services. 813 palabras más