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Presentó su candidatura para

ran for (president...)

A costa del

..., at the expense of; by dint of

Ceden a

yield to, give in to

A expensas de

at the expense of

Estuvo de luto

was in mourning

En cuestión

in question

No tenía pelos en la lengua

he was outspoken, he didn't mince words

Órdenes

orders en el sentido de mandatos)

Orden

order (logical order)

Orden

organizacion (as in a religious order)

El capital

capital (money)

La capital

capital (city)

Intentaron

they tried, they attemptted

Atentado

an attempt (an attack)

Tentativa

an attempt

Sucedió

it happened

Acontecimiento

a happening, an event

otro suceso acontecía

another event (happening) was taking place,
was occurring,

Espectáculo

spectacle, sight, show (as in entertainment)

El gobierno

government

Comité

committee

Constitucion

consitution

Derechos civiles

civil rights

Enmienda

amendment

Gobernador

governor

Lores

lords (House of Lords)

Ministro

minister

Partidarios

supporters

Partidos

parties (democratic, republic)

Presidente

president

Reforma

reform

Régimen

regime

Senador vitalicio

senator for life

Controversias

controversies

Asilos de ancianos

retirement home, old people's home

la Censura

censor, censorship, censure

Clonación

cloning

Clonar

to clone

Diversidad

diversity

Impuestos

taxes

Inflación

inflation

Inmigración

immigration

Intolerancia

intolerance

Libertad

liberty

Terrorismo

terrorism

La política

politics, policy

Campaña

campaign

Candidato

candidate

Dictador

dictator

Dictadura

dictatorship

Dimitir

to resign from, step down

Diplomático

diplomatic

Elección

election

Global

global

Golpe de estado

coup d'etat, (military take over of government)

Negociar

to negotiate

Votar

to vote

En la sala de un tribunal

in the courtroom

Acusado/a

accused, criminal, accused person

Acusar

to accuse

Convicción

conviction

Costas procesales

legal costs

Crimen de lesa humanidad

crimes against humanity

Culpable

guilty

Defensor

defense attorney

Delatar

to turn in, to denounce, to betray

Fiscal

prosecuting attorney, district attourney

Ilegal

illegal

Inmunidad

immunity

Inocente

innocent

Juez

judge

Jurídico

legal, (adjective) as in legal system

Justicia

justice

Justo

just, fair, right

Petición

petition

Pleito

lawsuit

Procesamiento

prosecution

Proceso

procedure

Testigo

witness

Testimonio

will

La tecnología

technology

Autómatas

robots

Contestadora

answering machine

Microcasete

micro cassette

Ordenadores

computers

Teléfono celular

cell phone

Teléfono móvil

cell phone

Videocasetera

video cassette player

Otros mundos

other worlds

Extranjero

foreign

Extraterrestres

alien, extreterrestrial

Interplanetario

interplanetary

Marciano

from Mars, Martian

Los lugares

places

El calabozo

jail

La cárcel

jail

La celda

cell

La comisaría

police station

La prisíon

jail, prison

Los crímenes

crimes

El asalto

assault, attack

El asesinato

murder

El chantaje

blackmail

El desfalco

embezzlement

El robo

robbery

El soborno

bribery

Los deberes

jobs, responsibilities

Arrestar

to arrest

Esposar

to handcuff

Interrogar

to interrogate

Investigar

to investigate

Prender

to grasp

Los criminales

criminals

Los acusados

the accused, criminals

Los asaltadores

assailants

Los asesinos

murderers

Los carteristas

pickpockets

Los delincuentes

delinquents

El personal

personnel, staff

Los detectives

detectives

Los guardias

guards

Los inspectores

inspectors

Los investigadores

investigato, rresearcher

Los policías

policemen, policewoman

La violencia

violence

Abusar

to abuse

Acosar

to harass

Atacar

to attack

Atropellar

to run over

Chocar

to crash

Secuestrar

to kidnap

Torturar

to torture

Disturbios

disturbances

Huelga

strike/work stoppage

Motín

uprising, revolt, riot

Protestas

protests

Sublevación

revolt, rebellion

Las armas

arms, weapons

Ametralladora

machine gun

Lanzacohete

rocket launcher

Rifle

rifle

Tanque blindado

armored tank

La Guerra

war

Atrocidades horrendas

horrendous attrocities

Avance militar

military advance

Bandos rebeldes

bands of rebels

Batalla belicosa

a battle referring to war (war battle)

Capturar al comandante

to capture the commander

Ejército

army

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