Disclosure: Some names have had to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was brokered with the subject that this piece would be submitted for the subject’s approval before publication. Espinoza and I leave the room to get outside the hotel, breathe in the fall air and walk the five blocks to a Japanese restaurant, where we'll meet up with our colleague El Alto Garcia.The subject did not ask for any changes.t's September 28th, 2015. The streets are abuzz with the lights and sirens of diplomatic movement, heads of state, U. As we exit onto 55th Street, the sidewalk is lined with the armored SUVs that will transport the president of Mexico to the General Assembly. Espinoza and I have traveled many roads together, but none as unpredictable as the one we are now approaching. Whether he's standing in the midst of a slum, a jungle or a battlefield, his idiosyncratic elegance, mischievous smile and self-effacing charm have a way of defusing threat. Finally a respite from the cyber technology that's been sizzling my brain and soul. Pope Francis blazed a trail and left town two days before. Regis Hotel with my colleague and brother in arms, Espinoza.
Moreover, Google knows just about every Wi Fi password in the world …
and so the NSA does as well, since it spies so widely on Google. In reality, the NSA can spy on just about smart phone.
At 55 years old, I've never learned to use a laptop. And among those two presidents, it is not Peña Nieto who Espinoza and I were planning to see as we'd spoken in whispered code upstairs.
His bald head demands your attention to his twinkling eyes. We sit within quietude of fortified walls that are old New York hotel construction, when walls were walls, and telephones were usable without a Ph. We quietly make our plans, sensitive to the paradox that also in our hotel is President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico.