The Mexico City Federal District city council and the leftwing government of Mayor Miguel Mancera announced that debates would begin in September on health, economic and security aspects of marijuana, popularly known here as ‘mota,’ and medical use might
No matter how long it takes to find Muammar Gaddafi, it is now relatively easy to draw up a scorecard on the six-month conflict in Libya and anoint the winners and losers.
Presentación del nuevo libro de Jorge G. Castañeda “Mañana Forever? Mexico and the Mexicans”, en Americas Society en Nueva York, se llevó a cabo el 24 de mayo de 2011.
As the so-called BRIC countries, Brazil, Russia, India, and China, have grown more and more influential in the world economy, their administrators and myriad pundits have inevitably concluded that they and other rising powers should also become more impor
El Dr. Jorge G. Castañeda, ex Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores de México, y Robert Bonner, el ex administrador de la DEA discuten sobre las opciones y consecuencias que enfrentan los oficiales del gobierno mexicano y del estadounidense. La revista Fore
CARLOS LOZADA.- It’s an article of faith among the liberal, open-minded, well-meaning, Davos-crowd intelligentsia: The leadership of the big global institutions — the International Monetary Fund, the U.N. Security Council…
Few matters generate as much consensus in international affairs today as the need to rebuild the world geopolitical order. Everyone seems to agree, at least in their rhetoric, that the makeup of the United Nations Security Council is obsolete and that the
Sir, The Group of 20 summit in London went some way towards strengthening the capacity of the International Monetary Fund to assist emerging markets currently suffering the spillover effects of the financial crisis. The summit seems to have been less succ
Three things are clear regarding Venezuela’s campaign to land a seat on the United Nations Security Council. First and foremost, flamboyant President Hugo Chávez has lost: after dropping 34 out of 35 votes in a head-to-head match against Guatemala (only t
Sept. 25, 2006 issue – The summit of nonaligned countries held last week in Havana was an occasion for all sorts of things: speculating on Fidel Castro’s health, supporting all the “worthwhile” causes in the world—from Iran’s nuclear program to Bolivia’s