“I’m Just A Journalist Who Asks Questions”
After my encounter with Donald Trump a couple of months ago, many people have asked me: are you a journalist or an activist?
Judging by the all the ferocity in politics these days, one might guess Election Day were right around the corner. Yet we’ve still got a year to go before the fight for the White House is settled.
President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration is fed up with the persistent complaints from his fellow Mexicans. So much so that the government recently produced an online ad titled “Enough!”
Throughout his 50-year career, the Spanish musician and songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat has navigated countless paths — and his timeless songs have been with me through the years as I have traveled on my own paths. In fact, his music has become an essential component of my life’s musical score. Understandably, I was thrilled to book an interview with him recently.
It’s not hard to understand why Republican presidential candidates have recently attacked immigrants. Some Americans feel a sense of unease …
I have many friends in Colombia who have not seen a day of peace in all their lives — not one single day. But that may be changing soon, as an end to the country’s decadeslong civil war seems to be within reach.
“Times like no other for botched jobs, unpunished crimes and witch hunts.” — Joan Manuel Serrat
After 43 Mexican college students from Ayotzinapa went missing a year ago, President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration started telling an official lie about their disappearance. Today, that lie has been exposed.
“I am a sinner.” That’s how Pope Francis described himself in a 2013 interview with the Jesuit magazine La Civilitá Cattolica. This admission — the notion that he is just like the rest of us — is one of the primary reasons that people, whether they are religious or not, like Francis.
Guatemala has offered Mexico an important lesson in how to confront corruption at the highest echelons of government. Unfortunately, President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration still prefers to hide from its problems.