The independence of Mendoza with exit to the sea through Chile

From the Editorial Staff of When on Monday 29, the current national deputy and former governor of Mendoza, Alfredo Cornejo, said that his province “it has everything to live as an independent country, but it does not have it today“, because “it needs Argentina and Argentina hurts it in the risk rating and access […]

Why does a federal country not admit the right of secession? – Radio report 3

The judge of Mendoza, Gabriela Abalos, expert in Constitutional Law and professor at the University of Mendoza and Cuyo, referred to the controversial ideas that deputy Alfredo Cornejo threw and explained why no province can be separated, within the framework of the system federal. “Argentines have to know that living in a federal country like […]

“Deep regret” about the colonial crimes

WKing Philippe had been silent for weeks. Criticism of Belgium’s colonial past in Congo had become increasingly louder, fueled by the “Black Lives Matter” movement. But the Belgian king spoke up on Tuesday – and surprised his compatriots. Thomas Gutschker Political correspondent for the European Union, NATO and the Benelux countries based in Brussels. When […]

Independence of the Congo: Lumumba, an indestructible icon of anti-colonial struggles

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its independence from Belgium on Tuesday, and its national hero, Patrice Lumumba, icon of the new anti-colonial activists who ask the old colonial powers to assume their past. Patrice Emery Lumumba enters history and legend this June 30, 1960 with his speech against […]

The lady in black undoes the bluff of Sánchez-Iglesias (Ernesto Ekaizer)

The fifth extension of the state of alarm has been a health poker game – the extension of the state of alarm was requested to protect the health of citizens – where a bluff has been consummated. The dictionary of the Spanish Royal Academy defines it thus: “Propaganda montage intended to create a prestige that […]

Echoes of the independence press: Madrid captures the attention

They are giving a lot to talk about Madrid protests against the Government. At Ara, Joan B. Culla goes back to Agustín de Foxá and his novel Madrid, de Corte a checa, published in 1938, to illustrate the current moment: “I think it would be a error believe that the protests in question express only […]

Altice returns its independence to “Liberation”

The writing of Release has been buzzing since the surprise announcement on Thursday: Altice, the group of Patrick Drahi, media giant (BFMTV, RMC…) and telecoms (SFR…) separates from the newspaper created by Jean-Paul Sartre and Serge July in transferring it to a non-profit company, while paying off its debts (from 45 to 50 million euros). […]

What the ruling means for the ECB and the Bundesbank

In political Berlin, too, the verdict caused a lot of discussion. The court ruled that the multi-billion dollar bond purchases are partially unconstitutional. Following the judgment, the Bundestag and the federal government should work to ensure that the ECB explains the proportionality of its bond purchase programs. Otherwise, the Bundesbank is prohibited from participating in […]