Issues / Drugs
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
A combined Honduras police-DEA raid apparently left innocents dead.
It's not fair to blame Mexicans for portraying cartel operators as Robin Hoods when their police are often corrupt and their president's policies ineffective.
Mexican attempt to clean up corruption may not be what it seems.
Shortly after Mexican President Felipe Calderon ordered the military to deal with drug trafficking, the cartels began openly offering soldiers jobs.
In fact, he raises the specter of civil war in Venezuela.
The following article describes Mexico's political climate during the lead up to the 2012 presidential election and the important factors that will determine its victor.
Mexico's elections will determine if current President Felipe Calderon's bloody strategy of targeting cartel leaders will endure.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina opens a regional debate on the legalization of drugs.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has emerged as the region's leading advocate for drug policy reform.