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All Posts Tagged With: "Peter Eisner"

Cuba provides free health care without the worry

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Cuba provides free health care without the worry

Apropos of the current health care debate in the United States: What happens when a government you happen not to approve of does some good things? The case in point is Cuba, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner, where the level of health care is startling.

Posted: June 26, 2009 09:38   Comments: 33
What do Tehran, Panama & Washington have in common?

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What do Tehran, Panama & Washington have in common?

The United States has its fingerprints all over the history of both Iran and Panama, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner -- a legacy of manipulation, greed, disregard of human rights and failed understanding.

Posted: June 23, 2009 10:04   Comments: 5
Election déjà vu, from Mexico to Iran

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Election déjà vu, from Mexico to Iran

Where is the tipping point when people in any country will refuse to accept the results of a fraudulent election? Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner examines the demonstrations in Iran and compares the unrest in the country to the situation in Mexico decades ago.

Posted: June 18, 2009 13:25   Comments: 1
Argentina’s president faces uphill battle as economy tightens

WorldDesk (blog)

Argentina’s president faces uphill battle as economy tightens

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is midway through her four-year term of office, but questions are being raised about whether she can make it to the end of 2011. The problem involves both style and substance, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: June 16, 2009 09:21   Comments: 6
U.S. accuses American couple of spying for Cuba

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U.S. accuses American couple of spying for Cuba

A strange case of alleged spying on behalf of Cuba has popped up in Washington, raising fascinating questions about personality, motivation and Cuba's goals in espionage, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: June 12, 2009 10:05   Comments: 1
Police clash with indigenous protesters in Peru

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Police clash with indigenous protesters in Peru

In northern Peru, Amazon Indians and police have clashed violently over the issue of exploiting natural resources, with more than 50 killed. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner weighs the Peruvian government's response to the protests, arguing that the president's statements have been inopportune and politically incorrect.

Posted: June 9, 2009 11:19   Comments: 3
OAS lifts ban on Cuba after compromise with U.S.

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OAS lifts ban on Cuba after compromise with U.S.

The Organization of American States has voted to rescind the ban on Cuba’s membership in the largely U.S.-financed, Washington-based assemblage, but don’t stop the presses (or click the send button) yet, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: June 5, 2009 11:28   Comments: 6
U.S. watches from sidelines as power shifts in El Salvador

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U.S. watches from sidelines as power shifts in El Salvador

As El Salvador inaugurates Mauricio Funes, the U.S. has praised the peaceful transfer of power between former adversaries. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner traces the country's troubled history and U.S. involvement.

Posted: June 1, 2009 14:24   Comments: 2
Baby steps as U.S. invites Cuba to resume talks

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Baby steps as U.S. invites Cuba to resume talks

Last week, the U.S. told the Cuban government it wants to resume twice-yearly talks with Cuba about migration issues. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes that in the case of Cuba, timing is everything.

Posted: May 26, 2009 09:38   Comments: 0
Obama’s policy toward Iran may be more of the same

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Obama’s policy toward Iran may be more of the same

Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes to explore just how different President Obama's policy toward Iran is from the Bush-Cheney policy. Is Obama neglecting diplomatic opportunities?

Posted: May 25, 2009 10:25   Comments: 4

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