Is Merkel kind of a dictator?

In the larger scheme of the World, it’s not hard to certainly say that Angela Merkel has strong dictatorial streak. Much like every other level of German society – authority figures have very high discretionary rights and very little accountability. Not just chancellor (making immigration decision) but also teacher (grading students), landlords (preferentially renting house), or nightclubs (profiling Club goers at entrance). Also, long term chancellors are quite common in Germany. Kohl was chancellor for 16 years. Adenauer 14 years. This doesn’t mean that they are dictators. When they are elected out of office, they go. The comparatively long stays in office have more to do with the German dislike of all changes.

The end of the Aztec Empire

Finally, the last day arrived, the ce coatl of the twenty Tlaxochimaco of the year yei Calli of the Mexica, and Tuesday, August 13, 1521, the day of St. Hippolyte of the Spaniards. Seventy-five days of the siege were completed there, although the Mexica manuscripts count eighty, no doubt because they also include those that…

The scourge of the world: West’s cultural supremacism

Hundreds of wars and armed conflicts take place every day, in different parts of the global geography, both to maintain the status and modus vivendi of the great urban centres of the West and to exterminate populations that are dispensable for the economic dynamics of modern capitalism. And yet, the drama that is constructed as…

Mexican Police rescue 107 Central American migrants near “The Wall”

During various operations, 107 Central American migrants were rescued in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, state authorities reported.  According to a preliminary report from the National Migration Institute, there are 51 Guatemalans, 9 from El Salvador and 47 from Honduras. Of these 107 people, 72 were released by Tamaulipas authorities and the rest by federal institutions.  The first operation,…

Quelle est la différence entre Yalitza et Marichuy ?

Il y a près de dix ans, dans une émission de télévision péruvienne, des chefs d’orchestre ont ironisé sur la présence de l’actrice Magaly Solier au Festival de Cannes : ” Elle y vend des pulls et des chuños. Avant de jouer dans des films comme Madeinusa et La Teta Asustada, l’actrice et chanteuse n’avait…

With Argentina’s help, Mexico starts a search for the disappeared

The Mexican government has just assumed something that thousands of Mexicans have known and suffered for a long time: their territory became “a huge clandestine grave. This is how crude the administration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador recognized it this week when it launched a program to search for and identify the 40,000 disappeared who…

Un Brexit ordenado depende de un partido conservador unido

Demos un paseo por los destartalados pasillos de la historia conservadora: es junio de 1997, y la dirección del partido, desocupada por John Major después de que el deslizamiento del Nuevo Laborismo está siendo disputado, en la segunda vuelta de la carrera, por William Hague, John Redwood y Kenneth Clarke. En un intento desesperado de…

L’activité du «huachicol» est terminée pour ceux qui se trouvent au sommet

« Ceux qui sont ci-dessus ont épuisé les affaires et n’acceptent l’intimidation de personne », a déclaré le Président Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador au Centre sportif de baseball Luis Flores Diaz, soulignant la lutte contre le vol de carburant. Et lorsqu’un citoyen lui a crié ce qu’il ferait avec Carlos Romero Deschamps, chef du syndicat…

La creación de Juan Guído

Antes del fatídico día del 22 de enero, menos de uno de cada cinco venezolanos había oído hablar de Juan Guaidó. Hace solo unos meses, el hombre de 35 años era un personaje oscuro en un grupo de extrema derecha políticamente marginal, estrechamente asociado con actos espantosos de violencia callejera. Incluso en su propio partido,…