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el empeño
the purpose
el desatino
the nonsense, the blunder
el peso
the weight (of the issue)
mentir
to lie
vitalicios
for life (term)
los fondos estatales
the state funds
destacar
to highlight (a success)
eficaz
effective, efficient
aupar
to lift up
la indigencia
the extreme poverty
meter(se)
to be involved in an issue (reflexive)
la gente común
the common people
mentir
to lie
la lucha
the fight
el medio periodo (eleciones)
mid-term (elections)
el vocero
the spokesperson
el tesoro público
the public treasury
los valores democraticos / republicanos
the democratic/republican values
un reflejo
a reflection
el derecho
the right
una propuesta de ley
a bill, a proposed law
partido republicano
republican party
abordar
to talk about, to tackle, to approach
partido democrático
democratic party
la población marginal
the marginal population
los problemas sociales
the social problems
acalorados
hot, excited, impassioned
una democracia
a democracy
la consigna
the slogan
el referendo
the referendum
las arcas públicas
the public chests
el presidente
the president
el alcalde
the mayor
los defensores
the defenders
oponarse
to oppose (reflexive)
la junta
the group
exigir
to demand
los principios
the principles
la conspiración
the conspiracy
ausente
absent
verse
to look, to seem (reflexive)
seguro de salud /médico
health insurance
candentes
red hot
el consejero
the council
involucrarse
to get involved in (reflexive)
las lealtades
the loyalists
influir
to influence
los líderes
the leaders
un hueso difícil de roer
a tough bone to chew
las analistas
the analysts
el lado flaco
the weak side
la política
the policy
el sistema
the system
la reunión
the meeting
obvio
obvious
la inacción
the inaction
aliviar
to relieve, to forgive
el puesto
the position
pomposo
pompous
el candidato
the candidate
la dictadura
the dictator
la conferencia
the conference
el poder
the power
el asunto
the issue
la integredad
the integrity
respaldar
to support
firmar
to sign
patriótico
patriotic
elegir
to elect
merecer
to deserve
votar
to vote
aplaudir
to applaud
alimentar
to give power to
apoyar
to support
encubrir
to cover up
prevalacer
to prevail
alienar
to alienate
engañar
to deceive
pertenecer a
to belong to
construyer
to construct
escupar
to spit
complicado
complicated
exponer
to expose
proporcionar
to segregate, to divide out
los problemas economicos
the economic problems
el patriotista
the patriot
espinoso
thorny
imponer
to impose
distraerse
to distract
vetar
to veto
furioso
furious
indignado
indignant
el nacionalista
the nationalist
los areas de desacuerdo
the areas of disagreement
“casi sin una disculpa”
almost without guilt
nublado
cloudy
“no tengo más opinión”
I don't have any further opinion
desarollar
to develop
proclamar
to proclaim
institucional
institutional
confundarse
to confuse (oneself)