El contexto internacional de la COP21

Fuente: UNFCCC

Fuente: UNFCCC

Los líderes mundiales se reúnen en París con el objetivo llegar finalmente a un acuerdo jurídicamente vinculante que frene el cambio climático que nuestro planeta ya experimenta. Cunde el escepticismo por la sombra de los fracasos en las anteriores conferencias de Copenhague y Lima, con el agravante de que ahora nos encontramos en un punto crítico. Continue reading

The dust settles. New Faces appear

Jeb Bush admitted to smoking marijuana. Source: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jeb Bush admitted to smoking marijuana. Source: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

After the second Republican debate on CNN the dynamics of the race for the nomination of the GOP are beginning to take shape. Initially it might have seemed that the race would have been an ideological and populist rant against the old GOP establishment, whose voters are tired of the inability to produce anything regardless of their virtually undisputed rule. Continue reading

Heading for elections: the Republicans

Republicans in the debate

Republicans in the debate

Out of the 17 candidates for the nomination, only 10 participated in the debate organized by Fox News during primetime. Fox took into account a recent data analysis from five national polls for the selection of participants in the main debate. Some candidates like Rick Santorum showed their opposition to this measure, although they held a debate earlier.

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Buscando el color del Partido Verde Ecologista de México

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Ser ecologista se suele asociar en la política con la promoción de medidas de protección del ambiente, en la prensa con mensajes llamativos sobre el impacto del cambio climático, en Twitter con hashtags de salvar el Ártico o pesca sostenible. En México, también se suele asociar con el Partido Verde Ecologista de México (PVEM). Continue reading

Latin America in the digital game

Source: globaia.org

Source: globaia.org

If history did not provide enough links between two countries or say two continents, humans surely found priceless means for being online with their faraway fellows in the current millennium. Leaving in a shadow of mistrust matters of hard power of a dusty 20th century, the 21st century came out growing up with plenty of smart power tools in international relations, especially within the digital chapter. If something, the 21st century should be called the digital century, especially for the daily technological developments that allow tricks that even one year ago used to be unimaginable. Continue reading