The certification by the Electoral College of Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election is the final nail in the coffin of President Donald Trump and his supporters’ attempt to reverse the results of the vote. It is now time ...
Cesar Chelala, MD, PhD, is an international public health consultant for several UN agencies, and a writer on human rights, medical and foreign policy issues. He is a winner of an Overseas Press Club of America Award. His articles have been published in more than 70 countries worldwide.
For Cesar Chelala's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Maradona is often grouped with Pele and Messi as one of the three best soccer players of all time.
Those consequences of a Trump defeat could lead him, if not to jail, at least to years of persecution by justice.
Repeated incidents of gang rape in India reflect widespread gender and caste discrimination. Today, rape is the fourth most common crime against women in India.
One of the most neglected consequences of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 is the increasing violence against women of all ages. U.N. Women has called it “the shadow pandemic,” and António Guterres, the U.N. Secretary-General has said, “Peace is not just the absence of war. ...
Health officials should be emphasizing the importance of “physical distancing” and “emotional closeness” in these critical times.
Sound and timely information is essential in controlling an epidemic effectively.
The great soccer player and humanitarian is making it hard on writers to come with new ways to compliment him.
U.S. children and teenagers experience much higher rates of gun deaths and injuries than in any other industrialized country.
Today's refugee wave is a direct consequence of U.S. interference in Latin America's political and economic development.