Apr 5, 2021JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA The coronavirus pandemic has sparked a rebirth of Keynesianism and the welfare state in Western Europe, Japan, Canada, and parts of Latin America, and changed the terms of US debate in ways that previously seemed almost unthinkable. Three examples show how the narrative is changing. MEXICO CITY – With the… Seguir leyendo The Post-Pandemic Safety Net
Isabella González09 SEP 2020A pesar de todos los defectos de Estados Unidos, como el racismo, el derecho a portar armas y las desigualdades, entre otros, la de ese país es una historia de éxito de la cual México tiene mucho que aprender, considera Jorge Castañeda, ex Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores.En su nuevo libro, “Estados Unidos: en la… Seguir leyendo REFORMA-Entrevista / Jorge Castañeda / ‘EU ya no es el éxito que fue’
By Alfredo CorchadoJuly 3, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. CDTAdd to list America’s sobering reckoning has been laid bare for the world to see — a nation beset by protests and rioting over police abuses, growing inequalities, a pandemic and resurgent white supremacists. Added to this season of discontent: A landmark presidential election looms just months away.… Seguir leyendo What’s gone wrong in America? An outsider explains.
From Riots to Reform in America Jun 3, 2020JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA Mass protests and rioting following the killing of yet another African-American by a white police officer have compounded multiplying crises in the United States. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, a looming economic depression, and persistent racism, the American social contract has never been in more… Seguir leyendo Sin título
Venezuela’s leader will use the charges against him to bolster support. By Jorge G. Castañeda Professor Castañeda is a contributing writer. March 30, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET Leer en español MEXICO CITY — On Thursday, in the midst of the world’s most serious health and economic crisis since perhaps the Great Depression, the Trump administration charged President… Seguir leyendo Is Maduro’s Indictment Anything More Than an American Bluff?
Mar 12, 2020 JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA The Organization of American States has come to play a pivotal role in Latin America, including by monitoring elections, defending human rights, and isolating authoritarian regimes. As a result, the OAS’s upcoming election of a secretary general is one of the most important in its 72-year history. MEXICO CITY –… Seguir leyendo Latin America’s Critical Election
Venezuela’s tragedy is not that different in size and impact from the Syrian one. Venezuela’s tragedy is not that different in size and impact from the Syrian one. By Jorge G. Castañeda Professor Castañeda is a specialist in Latin American affairs. March 10, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET MEXICO CITY — Venezuela’s refugee crisis is the worst Latin… Seguir leyendo Colombia Is Dealing With a Terrifying Refugee Crisis. Will Wealthy Nations Step Up to Help?
Welcome to Opinion’s commentary for the Dec. 19 Democratic presidential candidate debate in Los Angeles. In this special feature, Times Opinion writers rank the candidates on a scale of 1 to 10: 1 means the candidate probably didn’t belong on the stage and should probably drop out; 10 means it’s on, President Trump. Here’s what… Seguir leyendo Winners and Losers of the Democratic Debate
Crime, economic stagnation and erratic government decisions signal a long and bumpy ride for his presidency — and his country. By Jorge G. Castañeda Professor Castañeda is a specialist in Latin American affairs. Dec. 12, 2019, 6:00 a.m. ET So the first year of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s presidency of Mexico has come and gone, and there is both… Seguir leyendo López Obrador Is Cruising, Mexico Is Not
La crisis económica y el estancamiento han provocado una ola de protestas ciudadanas y una demanda de más transparencia y un estado de bienestar eficiente en toda la región. Uno de los carteles de los más de un millón de manifestantes chilenos que marcharon el 25 de octubre decía: “El neoliberalismo nació en Chile y… Seguir leyendo Latinoamérica reclama igualdad y democracia