THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL AND ITS IMPACT IN CENTRAL AMERICA (TRANSLATION)

Below is my translation of a feature that appeared in yesterday's print edition of Mexican newspaper El Universal.  The original in Spanish can be found online here. When pieces of the Berlin Wall began to fall on November 9 1989 symbolising the start of the end of the Cold War, the old struggle between communism and... Continue Reading →

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COSTA RICA TO MAINTAIN DISTANCE WITH NICARAGUA UNTIL ICJ DELIVERS VERDICT (TRANSLATION)

"Los Ticos (Costa Ricans) and "Los Nicas" (Nicaraguans) are currently not the best of buddies.  Their dispute over their shared border has been going on for a while.  Read more about it here.  Costa Rica, a country with no standing army, is putting its faith in the Internation Court of Justice.  Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega seems... Continue Reading →

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