Issues / Democracy & Governance
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
In Latin America, opposition to military intervention in Syria reflects the wariness of a region long beset with U.S. interventions of its own.
After all the weeping and gnashing of teeth over Snowden, another leak causes U.S. intelligence greater grief.
The governments of Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Mexico all called for developing more effective responses to drug trafficking based on promoting public health, respect for human rights, and harm reduction.
By targeting public officials who scrutinize the country's notorious internal intelligence service, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is rolling back hard-won democratic gains in South Korea.
Presidents tend to ignore the constitutional requirement for Congress to formally declare war in advance of deploying American military forces.
Angela Merkel's reelection in Germany means austerity reigns for now, but there is at least a silver lining.
Marko Hren has spent a lot of time thinking about the “what if” and believes that peace activists might have been able to prevent the slaughter that spread through the region in the 1990s.
Indigenous activists in Honduras risk their lives to protect their lands from predatory "development."
Often suspected of being spies, many North Korean defectors to South Korea are greeted with some of the same mistreatment they sought to escape up North.