Libya and Mediterranean gas, a potential regional flashpoint
The crisis between the U.S., Iran, & Iraq has distracted attention from the war in Libya and the disputes in the eastern Mediterranean, which have a similar potential to trigger an armed conflict
A week of tension, unity, and pain in Tehran
The death of Qassem Soleimani has united the Iranian people as it was shown with the multitudinous expressions of grief and pain observed during the commander’s funerals across the nation
Soleimani’s murder puts the U.S. and Iran on the brink of total war
In order to understand its long-term repercussions, it is necessary to know the nature of his struggle in the last two decades against the United States, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and other allies
From immigration to the U.S. elections, issues in the spotlight in 2020
As the year ends, this Op-Ed reviews big issues regarding Mexico-United States relations from immigration, drug trafficking, and trade to the race for the White House
United States-China trade and geopolitical tensions will extend into 2020
The trade and geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and China will extend into 2020 with its potential to disrupt global economic growth
Mexico is ready for a digital revolution, says Electroneum CEO Richard Ells
In an interview with EL UNIVERSAL in English, Ells considered that Electroneum could hook into Mexico’s new digital payment and collection platform Cobro Digital (CoDi)
Colombia is awakening and Iván Duque’s government has no answers
The exhaustion of a formal democratic model based on a conservative-liberal two-party system unable to meet people’s expectations is evident in Colombia, where the government of President Iván Duque struggles to articulate a response for the newest wave of protests in South America
Israeli annexation of the Jordan Valley, new blow to peace in the Middle East
The hopes of peace in the Middle East suffered a serious blow after Mike Pompeo announced that Washington will no longer consider illegal the Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory
Who overthrew Bolivia’s President Evo Morales’ government and why?
It is time to take a closer look to the actors behind the fall of President Evo Morales and their motivations, as well as the mistakes committed by the Bolivian government in the last 13 years
Bangkok summit: the future of global growth and trade lies in East Asia
15 countries covering nearly a third of the world’s gross domestic product agreed to sign up for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in February 2020