CIUDAD DE MÉXICO — No hay manera sencilla de lidiar con la migración proveniente de México y Centroamérica. No la hay en épocas de recesión económica y mucho menos durante una pandemia global. Esto es verdad tanto para México como para Estados Unidos. Es cierto sin importar que el gobierno estadounidense en turno sea uno… Seguir leyendo México deriva hacia el autoritarismo. Y Biden no debería ignorarlo
April 30, 2021, 3:00 p.m. ET By Jorge G. Castañeda Dr. Castañeda is a political scientist and a frequent commentator of U.S. relations with Mexico and Latin America. He was foreign minister of Mexico from 2000 to 2003. His most recent book is America Through Foreign Eyes. Leer en español MEXICO CITY — There is no… Seguir leyendo Biden Should Not Ignore Mexico’s Turn to Authoritarianism
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?
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
Economic crisis and stagnation have sparked a wave of protest and a demand for more transparency and an efficient welfare state across the region. A sign carried by one of the more than a million Chileans demonstrating on Oct. 25 read: “Neoliberalism was born in Chile; it is dying in Chile.” You’d think the obituary… Seguir leyendo Latin Americans Are Clamoring for Equality — and Democracy
In 2011, the United States ambassador to Mexico, Carlos Pascual, became the first American ambassador forced to resign. A series of cables sent by Mr. Pascual to Washington, and published by WikiLeaks, revealed that when the American authorities detected the location of a high-value target, they were made to choose between several unpalatable alternatives: Notify… Seguir leyendo Hunting Mexico’s Kingpins Won’t Stop the Flow of Migrants or Drugs to the U.S.
Jorge G. Castañeda Oct. 8, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET During John Bolton’s recently ended tenure as national security adviser, he convinced President Trump that the Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro was on the verge of losing power. Mr. Bolton is reported to have been the architect of the several failed attempts to unseat President Maduro, a frequent target… Seguir leyendo How John Bolton Botched Venezuela