Bernd Debusmann

Does Paul Ryan mean Romney has already lost the Latino vote?

By Bernd Debusmann
August 13, 2012

Has Mitt Romney, the U.S. Republican Party’s candidate for November’s presidential elections, given up hope of boosting his dismal standing among U.S. citizens of Latin American extraction? The question arises after Romney’s pick of a running mate of no apparent appeal to Latinos.

An African kleptocracy’s U.S. helpers

By Bernd Debusmann
August 3, 2012

As bizarre events go, pride of place must go to an African summit scheduled for later this month in Equatorial Guinea.