The 5 major parliamentary parties of Greece all agree that the way out of the crisis is a one-way street; they still have to figure out which way to go, and they ALL think they should be driving...
Ireland has been trying to win a cut in the interest rate on its bailout loan from the EU - there has been some opposition form Germany and France. The impression is the new Irish Irish Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, tries to talk and appear tough in negotiations but no one pays too much attention to him...!
The "generational lightness of being" reference is something weird and enigmatic he said in a recent speech, which nobody understood..
El gran error que provocó la derrota electoral de Keiko Fujimori en la segunda vuelta ante Ollanta Humala fue el caso de las esterilizaciones forzadas a 300 mil mujeres pobres durante el gobierno dictatorial de su padre Alberto Fujimori.
I don't mean to play with stereotypes. at least no more than Merkel when said spaniards should work more and sleep less.However the german healthcare department made a big mistake about (spanish) cucumbers(again)...why is so hard to admit it and apologise?and what about all the agricultural economical loss caused?I assume my responsibilities with possible sensibilities hurted, but hey!that's humour!
Brazil's Supreme Court has definitively rejected the extradition of terrorist Cesare Battisti. A decision inexplicable and offensive to the Italian justice system that convicted him after all levels of courts, and even more offensive for the innocent victims of his crimes.
Normally, lately, I've avoided doing cartoons about the current crop of GOP politicians because I think people like Sarah Palin are a distraction and a sideshow, and because I think the Democratic Party is the more serious threat to the Left in this country and thus far more deserving of a good skewering. Still, when Sarah Palin kicked off her Making Up My Mind Whether Or Not To Run For President Tour by barging in on the annual Memorial Day "Rolling Thunder" right-wing biker gang convention in DC, it was an opportunity I just couldn't pass up.
A cartoon I inked last year, but didn't have time to finish and pitch here until now. Thought I'd pitch this as this may still be relevant. As Aung San Suu Kyi is released from Burmese house arrest, Kurdish politician Laila Zana is imprisoned speaking her native language in the Turkish Parliament.
Activist dies in fight with intelligence officials during journalist father’s funeral. Haleh Sahabi, an activist and contributor to the magazine Chashm Andaz (Panorama), died in hospital after being hit hard in the stomach earlier today when she, fellow family members and friends resisted attempts by security officials to stop the funeral of her father, Ezatollah Sahabi, a leading opposition figure and onetime editor of the monthly Iran-é-Farda. the Islamic republic of Iran officially announced that her death was because of a heart attack!