Monday 12 February 2024

EL PAÍS News in English

Donald Trump v. the 14th Amendment
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Donald Trump’s bid to be re-elected president of the United States faces the first of many legal hurdles (...). The conservative-majority highest judicial authority will debate the merits of the arguments laid out in Donald J. Trump v. Norma Anderson et al, as to whether the 1868 14th Amendment, which prohibits those who participated in an insurrection from running for public office again, constitutionally prevents the former president from appearing on the ballot (...).

In El Salvador, EL PAÍS paid a visit to the maximum-security Terrorism Confinement Center purpose-built by the government of President Nayib Bukele to house thousands of gang members arrested in the country’s purge of organized crime groups (...). Billed as Bukele’s Alcatraz, the capacity of the prison is 40,000 inmates. No one who has entered in handcuffs has ever seen the light of day again.

We also spoke to Lily Gladstone, the star of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon and the first Native American and third Indigenous person to be nominated for an acting Oscar (...). After several video call interviews, which included a try-out with Leonardo DiCaprio, she was offered the role on December 1, 2020, Burkhart’s birthday. (...)

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