In Washington, there is a conventional wisdom on North Korea that spans both parties and much of elite opinion. It goes roughly like this: North Korea is the world’s most bizarre country, run by a crackpot dictator with a strange haircut. He is unpredictable and irrational and cannot be negotiated with. Eventually this weird and cruel regime will collapse. Meanwhile, the only solution is more and more pressure. But what if the conventional wisdom is wrong?
El pasado 16 de junio, Día de la Juventud, diversas protestas estallaron en varias ciudades de Sudáfrica. Dichas protestas sirvieron para recordar los orígenes de esta importante celebración anual para el país.
Protests punctuated the Youth Day celebration in South Africa on June 16.
The Nicaraguan government headed by Sandinista Daniel Ortega expressed its "profound dismay and sadness" over the death of Miguel D'Escoto, the first priest to occupy the UN presidency.
Tucked down in some news coverage about the recent death of Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama, were accounts of the 1989 U.S. invasion of that Central American country to arrest Noriega, a longtime CIA asset turned collaborator with mega drug dealers.
The head of the UN called on member countries to begin discussions to define the new model for managing the oceans, whose health has been seriously damaged in recent decades, he said, as a result of "pollution, overfishing and the effects of climate change."
There has been widespread international condemnation after President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Mr Trump said the accord punished the US and would cost millions of American jobs.
The United Nations Security Council will analyze the situation in Venezuela on Wednesday in an informal closed-door meeting, diplomatic sources said Tuesday.
Growing food insecurity is forcing more people around the world to leave their homes and migrate, according to the latest data released Friday by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP).
The aim is to change the meaning associated with the razor wire, said Lozano, from "a symbol of jail, separation, border" into the complete opposite.
The world's most celebrated jazz musicians got together in Havana to celebrate International Jazz Day on Sunday, transforming the Cuban city into the global hub of the popular music genre.
Meeting in the middle of the conflict, China appealed to the parties involved in the tension of the Korean Peninsula to avoid "provocative actions."
The town of El Torno, in Colombia's northern province of Sucre, was seriously affected by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change.
During a meeting Tuesday, the Japanese prime minister told the vice president of the United States that he supported the stance taken by the US to keep all options open for countering threats posed by North Korea. But not much can be done without the support of China.
During early hours of Friday (Damascus time), the United States government deployed a bombing to an airbase in central Syria.
We do not yet have the official agenda for next month’s meeting at Mar-a-Lago between Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. But after 75 years of American leadership on the world stage, we might be watching the beginning of a handover of power from the United States to China.
El embajador de Israel en Estados Unidos, Dani Dayan, habl´o en exclusiva con AL DÍA News sobre la importancia de tejer relaciones con la comunidad hispana del país.
Ambassador Dani Dayan spoke with AL DÍA News about building bridges with the Latino community.
President Trump’s $1.1 trillion spending plan considers deep cuts to domestic, aid programs, while boosting military spending. All these cuts could hurt low-income Americans, including some of Trump’s own supporters.
Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.
In an essay in The New York Review of Books, Jessica Mathews points out that since 1945, Americans of both political parties have accepted three principles. First, that America’s security is enhanced by its broad and deep alliances around the world. Second, that an open global economy is not a zero-sum game but rather allows America to prosper and others to grow. And finally, while there was debate about whether dictatorships were to be “tolerated, managed, or confronted,” in the end there was a faith in democracy and its advantages.
La Virgén de Guadalupe, La Virgén del Cobre y La Virgén del Rosario son las imágenes veneradas en las velas vendidas a tres dólares en los mercaditos de los barrios. San Lázaro, San Antonio y San Juan son rezados también, pero sus poderes no pueden competir con los de las entonaciones en Yoruba que los abuelitos suelen decir antes de colocar vasos llenos de agua por toda la casa para absorber malos espíritus.
La Virgén de Guadalupe, La Virgén del Cobre, La Virgén del Rosario, are the venerated on three dollar vigil candles sold in the mercaditos of your barrio. San Lázaro, San Antonio, San Juan, are prayed to, but their powers cannot compete with the utterances in Yoruba your abuelito said before he placed cups full of water in the house to absorb devious spirits. Nochebuena, El Día de los Muertos, El Día De Reyes, always symbolized more than the gifts, the colors, or awaiting Santi Clau.
During a speech at the United Nations, the three-time EMMY award winning journalist detailed the needs of advancing the Latino community.
On Nov. 28—the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People—Hill gave a speech at the United Nations, detailing Israeli and Palestinian relations. The following day, it was announced by a CNN spokesperson that Hill was “no longer under contract with CNN.”