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All Posts Tagged With: "Peter Eisner"

Memories of “Dirty War” linger for Argentinians

Peter Eisner (blog)

Memories of “Dirty War” linger for Argentinians

As many as 30,000 people were seized, disappeared and murdered during Argentina's "Dirty War." Peter Eisner praises the work of an Argentine photojournalist whose "Absences" series chronicles those who were snatched from life.

Posted: September 18, 2009 09:08   Comments: 0
Obama sticks to the script in renewing Cuba embargo

Peter Eisner (blog)

Obama sticks to the script in renewing Cuba embargo

President Barack Obama renewed the U.S. embargo with Cuba this week. As usual, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner, Latin America is an afterthought in U.S. foreign policy planning.

Posted: September 16, 2009 11:00   Comments: 3
Spanish judge under fire for opening old wounds

Peter Eisner (blog)

Spanish judge under fire for opening old wounds

Baltasar Garzón, Spain's most prominent jurist, has come under fire for investigating atrocities during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco three-quarters of a century ago, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: September 10, 2009 11:44   Comments: 0
Iran won’t benefit much from Venezuelan gasoline

Peter Eisner (blog)

Iran won’t benefit much from Venezuelan gasoline

Venezuela has agreed to export 20,000 barrels of gasoline per day to Iran. But Hugo Chavez is merely making a small deal with Iran to thumb his nose at the United States, writes Peter Eisner -- an exercise he and Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad practice whenever they can.

Posted: September 9, 2009 11:40   Comments: 3
Argentina still trying to pin down Iran as bombing culprit

Peter Eisner (blog)

Argentina still trying to pin down Iran as bombing culprit

The Argentine government contends that Iranian and Hezbollah agents were responsible for a 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires. But the claim of Iranian responsibility has often been entangled with the political agendas of the U.S. and Argentina, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: September 1, 2009 11:45   Comments: 4
Hollow words as Obama praises Mexico’s war on drugs

Peter Eisner (blog)

Hollow words as Obama praises Mexico’s war on drugs

At the North American summit in Mexico, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged to continue efforts to reduce U.S. demand for drugs, and to stem the illegal flow of guns across the southern border. But Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner argues that the promises are just words, and nothing will change.

Posted: August 11, 2009 12:09   Comments: 5
Chavez shuts down dozens of Venezuelan radio stations

Peter Eisner (blog)

Chavez shuts down dozens of Venezuelan radio stations

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shut down 34 private radio stations. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner criticizes the crackdown on free speech and media.

Posted: August 4, 2009 07:04   Comments: 3
In China, quality health care at a fraction of the cost

Peter Eisner (blog)

In China, quality health care at a fraction of the cost

Many countries think that good health care is a right, not a privilege, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner -- and as a result, people don’t have to mortgage their lives when they get sick. Take China, for example, where a recent visit to the doctor cost about $1.

Posted: August 3, 2009 13:06   Comments: 14
U.S. must help break Haiti’s cycle of misery

Peter Eisner (blog)

U.S. must help break Haiti’s cycle of misery

The need in Haiti -- where suffering goes along chronically, untreated and ignored -- requires new thinking and global commitment to change, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner. The U.S. must step up to the plate.

Posted: July 30, 2009 11:16   Comments: 14
U.S. turns off Havana news ticker, but Cubans await more

Peter Eisner (blog)

U.S. turns off Havana news ticker, but Cubans await more

The United States has turned off the news ticker that was running across the U.S. interests section in Havana. But though that sign is off, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner, there's no sign that the Obama administration plans to go much further than that to improve relations with Cuba.

Posted: July 28, 2009 12:32   Comments: 3

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