Guillermo Altares (Spain) is an El País writer and journalist. His latest book, Una lección olvidada: Viajes por la historia de Europa (2018), traces a route through the different settings and landscapes of European history, offering a reflection on the pain and suffering on which human culture is based. The Venezuelan-American writer and politician Leopoldo Martínez Nucete is a member of the Democratic National Committee in the US and Chair of the Center for Democracy and Development in the Americas. 94 paradojas para pensar el siglo XXI tackles themes including the War in Syria, the decline of the middle class and the rise of cities, contemplating a range of contemporary problems. The Peruvian political analyst and professor Alberto Vergara is the author of numerous essays, a selection of which are included in his book Ciudadanos sin República (2013). He has lectured in Latin American Politics at Harvard University and at the French Institute of Political Studies. His latest book in entitled La danza hostil: Poderes subnacionales y Estado central en Bolivia y Peru (1952-2012). They will talk to Andrea Bernal.