EL ESPECTADOR

The oldest newspaper in Colombia, El Espectador was founded in 1887. The national daily newspaper has historically taken a firm stance against drug trafficking and in defense of freedom of the press. In 1986, the director of El Espectador was assassinated by gunmen hired by Pablo Escobar. The majority share-holder of the paper is Julio Mario Santo Domingo, a Colombian businessman named by Forbes magazine as one of the wealthiest men in the world in 2011.

Colombia

Perils Of The "Common Man" - How Male Anger Fuels Populism

Irrational anger is turning ordinary individuals into system wreckers when they are seduced and p...

Mexico

How Can We Resist Donald Trump? Buy "Made In Latin America"

If Trump wants to seal off U.S. borders, Latin Americans can respond by boycotting American brands.

Brazil

When Calls To Prayer Turn To Declarations Of War

Invoking religion against one's enemies is a sure way to perpetuate resentment and war. It st...

Mexico

Facing Trump, Latin America Must Stand United With Mexico

-OpEd- BOGOTÁ — The declarations Donald Trump made in last week's inauguration speech mark a major shift for the United States on both the domestic and international fronts. His nationalist ...

Cuba

Castro, Lessons For Leftists Still Defending Their Dictators

Enough with the praise the Left has shamelessly heaped on Fidel Castro. He was simply a dictator ...

Colombia

Colombian FARC Rebels Take Mannequin Challenge

BOGOTA — Freeze! The Mannequin Challenge, the latest internet craze where groups of people make a video of themselves frozen in time, has an unlikely new participant: the Colombian rebel army ...

Colombia

Cuba Faces A Big Environmental Question After Castro’s Death

-Analysis- In his half-century as leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro oversaw grand changes on the island. In the wake of his death, new changes may — or may not — be on their way under the helm of ...

Colombia

Town In Colombia Aims To Ban Catcalling With New Law

A town in southwestern Colombia is trying to clamp down on catcalling — “piropos” (compliments) as they’re known locally — that is all too common in a country long plagued by machismo. In a ...