“Cómo se percibe a Colombia en el exterior?”

La situación geopolítica de Colombia es percibida como de singular importancia como muro de contención ante los movimientos populistas dictatoriales, especialmente Venezuela, con estrategia emanada desde Cuba quienes por un lado juegan a ser anfitriones de “procesos de paz” como el llevado a cabo por Colombia por espacio de casi 6 años en La Habana, pero por otro lado fomentan la creación de otro régimen político ideado en el Foro de Sao Paulo.

Detailed findings of the independent international factfinding mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela*

In its resolution 42/25 of 27 September 2019, the Human Rights Council established an independent fact-finding mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (hereinafter “Venezuela”) “to investigate extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment since 2014 with a view to ensuring full accountability for perpetrators and justice for victims”

Karl Marx is not in the U.S. Constitution

To the disappointment of those that think that Karl Marx’s maxim is in our Constitution, it is not in our constitution for government to engage in wealth redistribution. An open and democratic society is one in which people are equally free to become economically unequal as a result of our unequal natural distribution of aptitude and abilities. Even more basic, as economist John Cochrane points out: “Rich people mostly give away or reinvest their wealth. It’s hard to see just how this is a problem…”

Carlos Marx NO está en la Constitución de Estados Unidos

Para frustración de aquellos que piensan que la máxima de Carlos Marx está en nuestra Constitución, les diremos que no, que la Constitución no dice que el gobierno pueda redistribuir la riqueza. Una sociedad abierta y democrática es aquella en la que las personas son libres de ser económicamente desiguales como resultado de una natural desigualdad en aptitudes y habilidades. Como señala el economista John Cochrane: “generalmente la gente rica dona o reinvierte su riqueza. Es difícil ver esto como un problema…”

A Virtual UN?

As a result we have today 80 million people fleeing from their countries of origin accompanied by the most horrific violations of human rights to be experienced by the planet since the Holocaust. Worse, we have an ongoing pandemic that took hold of the world while the U.N. looked at the unfolding tragedy without being able to mobilize resources to a multilateral effort that could have standardized the fight against the disease while protecting economic life.